Clinical course and management of inflammatory bowel disease after liver transplantation.

@article{Befeler1998ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical course and management of inflammatory bowel disease after liver transplantation.},
  author={Alex S. Befeler and Trevor W Lissoos and Thomas D. Schiano and Hari S. Conjeevaram and Krishanu Dasgupta and James Michael Millis and Kenneth A. Newell and James Richard Thistlethwaite and Annette L. Baker},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1998},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={393-6}
}
BACKGROUND Previous reports investigating the clinical course and management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) after orthotopic liver transplant (OLT) have revealed conflicting results. METHODS To determine the natural history and course of therapy for liver transplant patients with IBD, we reviewed the records of 35 patients, who underwent OLT between 1985 and 1996 and who had a history of either IBD (29 patients) or primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) without evidence of IBD before OLT… CONTINUE READING
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