Death from donor-transmitted malignancy despite emergency liver retransplantation.

@article{Lipshutz2003DeathFD,
  title={Death from donor-transmitted malignancy despite emergency liver retransplantation.},
  author={Gerald S. Lipshutz and Lee Ann Baxter-Lowe and Tim T Nguyen and Kirk D. Jones and Nancy L. Ascher and Sandy Feng},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 10},
  pages={1102-7}
}
Transplantation of organs procured from donors with malignancies identified subsequent to implantation presents a significant dilemma regarding the optimal management strategy to simultaneously minimize the risk for cancer transmission and recipient morbidity. In this report, we present a patient who underwent orthotopic liver transplantation for hepatitis B cirrhosis. The donor had no previous history of cancer. On autopsy, enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes led to the discovery of a 1-cm lung… CONTINUE READING

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