Diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis after orthotopic liver transplant in adults.

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OBJECTIVES The incidence of acute appendicitis after orthotopic liver transplant is low but difficult to differentiate from other posttransplant complications. We sought to summarize the clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of acute appendicitis during the early posttransplant stage. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data from 4 liver transplant… (More)

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@article{Wu2011DiagnosisAT, title={Diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis after orthotopic liver transplant in adults.}, author={Linwei Wu and Jianwei Zhang and Zhiyong Guo and Qiang Tai and Xiao-shun He and Weiqiang Ju and Dongping Wang and Xiaofeng Zhu}, journal={Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation}, year={2011}, volume={9 2}, pages={113-7} }