Sebastián R Raffa

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Two cases of hepatitis E that were assisted in our Unit of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation are described in this article. The first patient had prior hepatic involvement and therefore a more severe course, whereas the second case, with normal liver function, only developed a self-limited acute hepatitis.
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) recurrence following liver transplantation is associated to bad prognosis. We retrospectively analyzed the data of 95 patients who underwent liver transplantation for HCC. Recurrence rate and variables associated with recurrence were reviewed. According to the findings on the explanted livers they were divided in two groups:(More)
The mean time to peak absorption of cyclosporine (CsA) in liver transplant patients is approximately 2 hours, but in some patients the peak occurs later. The goal of this study was, therefore, to investigate the incidence of delayed absorption in 27 de novo liver transplant recipients receiving CsA > or =10 mg/kg/day (C(2) monitoring) and in 15 maintenance(More)
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