Federico Mendoza-Sánchez

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BACKGROUND Complications in patients with liver transplant may occur in less than 10 % of cases. These appear in short and/or long term and are due to a vascular or biliary cause, rejection, recurrence of the disease or adverse effects of immunosuppression, among others, which may affect the quality of life. The aim of this article is to evaluate the(More)
Drug-related hepatotoxicity is more common in renal transplant (RT) recipients with chronic liver disease because drug metabolism is not as efficient in these individuals. We describe a long-term survivor (30 years) of renal transplantation with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and drug-related hepatotoxicity. Our patient, a 26-year-old male, developed uremic(More)
BACKGROUND The only therapeutic option for patients with hepatic graft failure is retransplant. In Mexico, the number of hepatic transplants is scarce and is even less for retransplants. There are no reports of patients with good results after hepatic retransplant. Here we present the first published case. CLINICAL CASE We present the case of a(More)
INTRODUCTION Paragangliomas are neuroendocrine tumors of the autonomic nervous system that arise from neural crest cells. Paragangliomas are typically extra-adrenal, non-functional and can be discovered incidentally, posing diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. PRESENTATION OF CASE We present the unusual case of a young man who presented with an acute(More)
BACKGROUND We undertook this study to describe the results of hepatic orthotopic transplant. Patient characteristics, implants, and patient evolution after transplant were studied. The study was conducted at a third-level medical facility in Mexico. METHODS The files of 49 patients who had a liver transplant were reviewed from July 17, 1999, through(More)
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation in patients with liver cirrhosis, portal vein thrombosis, and cavernous transformation of the portal vein, is a complex procedure with high possibility of liver graft dysfunction. It is performed in 2-19% of all liver transplants, and has a significantly high mortality rate in the post-operative period. Other procedures to(More)
INTRODUCTION Intestinal transplants as opposed to total parenteral nutrition is more physiological alternative to long term in patients with irreversible intestinal failure. According to the Intestinal Transplant Registry and the Organ Transplant Network there are 32 living-donor and 957 cadaveric-donor intestinal transplants worldwide. In Latin America(More)
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