Diagnosis and treatment of arterial steal syndromes in liver transplant recipients.

@article{Nuessler2003DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and treatment of arterial steal syndromes in liver transplant recipients.},
  author={Natascha C. Nuessler and Utz Settmacher and Roland Haase and Barbara Stange and Michael Heise and Peter Neuhaus},
  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 6},
  pages={596-602}
}
Arterial steal syndromes (ASSs) after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) are characterized by arterial hypoperfusion of the graft caused by shifting of blood flow into the splenic or gastroduodenal artery. Despite their potentially devastating consequences, such as ischemic biliary tract destruction or graft failure, ASSs have received little attention… CONTINUE READING