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Graft-Versus-Host Disease After Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplantation
Background. Graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD) is a rare complication but carries a high mortality after transplantation. We retrospectively evaluated the incidence, risk factors and impact of thisExpand
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The Role of Donor Bone Marrow Infusions in Withdrawal of Immunosuppression in Adult Liver Allotransplantation
We investigated the role of donor bone marrow cell (DBMC) infusions in immunosuppression withdrawal in adult liver transplantation. Patients enrolled were at least 3 years post‐transplantation, withExpand
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Induction of burst suppression or coma using intravenous anesthetics in refractory status epilepticus
General anesthetic-induced coma therapy has been recommended for the treatment of refractory status epilepticus (RSE). However, the influence of electroencephalographic (EEG) burst suppression (BS)Expand
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Combined Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Outcome After Liver Transplantation
BackgroundCombined hepatocellular carcinoma and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is a rare hepatobiliary malignancy incorporating components derived from both hepatocyte and intrahepatic bile ductExpand
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Perivascular Stromal Cells as a Potential Reservoir of Human Cytomegalovirus
Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection is an important cause of morbidity and mortality among both solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Identification of cells throughoutExpand
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Donor bone marrow infusion in deceased and living donor renal transplantation.
The infusion and persistence in a transplant recipient of donor-derived bone marrow cells (DBMC) of multi-lineage can lead to a state of permanent chimerism. In solid vascular organ transplantation,Expand
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Infrahepatic Vena Cavocavostomy, a Modification of the Piggyback Technique for Liver Transplantation
We describe our experience with a modification of the piggyback (PB) technique for orthotopic liver transplantation in which the donor infrahepatic vena cava is used as the venous outflow tract. FromExpand
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Successful percutaneous pulse spray thrombolysis of extensive acute portocaval hemitransposition thrombosis
We report a case of extensive acute thrombosis of portal vein and cava in a portocaval hemitransposition liver graft that was treated successfully with percutaneous pulse spray thrombolysis through aExpand
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Balloon‐occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for recurrent fundal gastric variceal bleeding in an adolescent
Gastric variceal bleeding is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Balloon‐occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration is a relatively new treatment used to control bleeding gastric varicesExpand
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