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Neurological complications of liver transplantation in adult versus pediatric patients.
Neurological complications are important contributors to morbidity and mortality after liver transplantation. We reviewed 391 patients who underwent 427 consecutive orthotopic liver transplantationsExpand
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Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders and gastrointestinal manifestations of Epstein-Barr virus infection in children following liver transplantation.
BACKGROUND Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection is common after liver transplantation in children and is associated with the risk of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD). METHODS ThisExpand
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Emergency transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) in an infant: a case report.
Since the first successful report regarding the feasibility of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) as an alternative to surgical decompression of portal hypertension, this method hasExpand
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Long-term outcomes in pediatric liver recipients: comparison between cyclosporin A and tacrolimus.
In recent years, tacrolimus (FK506, TAC) has been increasingly utilized in liver transplantation. However, long-term risks and benefits as compared with conventional cyclosporin A (CsA) have not beenExpand
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Impact of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt on orthotopic liver transplantation
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is being increasingly utilized prior to liver transplantation for portal hypertensive bleeding refractory to sclerotherapy or as initialExpand
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Resection versus transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma
Hepatocellular carcinoma is responsible for more than 1 million deaths per year worldwide and thus remains a challenging medical problem. It causes few or no symptoms and the tumour frequentlyExpand
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Major hepatic resection without blood transfusion: Experience with total vascular exclusion
Thirty consecutive, major liver resections performed with total vascular exclusion in both non‐cirrhotic and cirrhotic patients were analysed retrospectively. The patients’ ages ranged from 6 monthsExpand
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Current status of living-related liver transplantation.
Living-related liver transplantation has come of age. This manuscript addresses the most important facets of the living-related liver transplant procedure including selection of the donor, theExpand
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Potential Effect of Cyclosporin A in Formation of Cholesterol Gallstones in Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients
Recent advancements in liver transplantationhave resulted in extended survival both for grafts andrecipients. Such improvement, together with the shortageof donor organs has prompted expansion of theExpand
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Does Asian race affect hepatitis B virus recurrence or survival following liver transplantation for hepatitis B cirrhosis?
To assess whether Asian race is an independent variable affecting survival and hepatitis B virus (HBV) recurrence after liver transplantation, the results of 27 consecutive liver transplantsExpand
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