Antonio Poyato-González

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a major complication after liver transplantation (LT). The initial immunosuppression protocol may influence HCC recurrence, but the optimal regimen is still unknown. METHODS 219 HCC consecutive patients under Milan criteria, who received an LT at 2 European centres between 2000 and 2010,(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS MELD allocation system has changed the clinical consequences on waiting list (WL) for LT, but its impact on mortality has been seldom studied. We aimed to assess the ability of MELD and other prognostic scores to predict mortality after LT. METHODS 301 consecutive patients enlisted for LT were included, and prioritized within WL by(More)
The gold standard to diagnose acute cellular rejection (ACR) after liver transplantation (LT) is histological evaluation, but there is no consensus to select patients for liver biopsy. We aimed to evaluate the agreement among clinicians to select candidates for liver biopsy early after LT. From a protocol biopsy population (n = 690), we randomly selected(More)
We present the case of a 79-year-old woman who had received a diagnosis of Crohn's disease 3 years previously and who developed a mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma of the right colon while undergoing treatment with mesalazine. The patient had not received immunosuppressive drugs or infliximab. The possible association between Crohn's disease(More)
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