An institutional experience of pre-emptive liver transplantation for pediatric primary hyperoxaluria type 1.

@article{Khorsandi2016AnIE,
  title={An institutional experience of pre-emptive liver transplantation for pediatric primary hyperoxaluria type 1.},
  author={Shirin Elizabeth Khorsandi and Marianne Samyn and Akhila V. Hassan and Hector Vilca-Melendez and Simon Waller and Rukshana Shroff and Geoff Koffman and William G. van't Hoff and Alastair J Baker and Anil Dhawan and Nigel David Heaton},
  journal={Pediatric transplantation},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={523-9}
}
Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) is an inherited metabolic disease that culminates in ESRF. Pre-emptive liver transplantation (pLTx) treats the metabolic defect and avoids the need for kidney transplantation (KTx). An institutional experience of pediatric PH1 LTx is reported and compared to the literature. Between 2004 and 2015, eight children underwent pLTx for PH1. Three underwent pLTx with a median GFR of 40 (30-46) mL/min/1.73 m(2) and five underwent sequential combined liver-kidney… CONTINUE READING

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