- Expert diagnosis. State-of-the-art imaging helps Mayo specialists find liver disease early.
- Experience in liver transplants. Mayo Clinic specialists have performed more than 5,000 liver transplants, with survival rates exceeding the national average.
- Research leader. Mayo Clinic specialists are working to improve treatment of cirrhosis. People being treated at Mayo are among the first to benefit from new findings made at Mayo.
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