Clinical Impact of Portal Vein Thrombosis Prior to Liver Transplantation: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

@article{Karvellas2017ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical Impact of Portal Vein Thrombosis Prior to Liver Transplantation: A Retrospective Cohort Study.},
  author={Constantine J Karvellas and Filipe Sousa Cardoso and Marco Senzolo and Malcolm M. Wells and Mansour G Alghanem and Fayaz Handou and Lukasz Kwapisz and Norman Mark Kneteman and Paul J. Marotta and Bandar Al-Judaibi},
  journal={Annals of hepatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={236-436}
}
INTRODUCTION To identify the impact of portal vein thrombosis (PVT) and associated medical and surgical factors on outcomes post liver transplant (LT). MATERIAL AND METHODS Two analyses were performed. Analysis One: cohort study of 505 consecutive patients who underwent LT (Alberta) between 01/2002-12/2012. PVT was identified in 61 (14%) patients. Analysis Two: cohort study of 144 consecutive PVT patients from two sites (Alberta and London) during the same period. Cox multivariable survival… CONTINUE READING