Early aspirin therapy may reduce hepatic artery thrombosis in liver transplantation.

@article{Shay2013EarlyAT,
  title={Early aspirin therapy may reduce hepatic artery thrombosis in liver transplantation.},
  author={Rebecca Shay and David J Taber and Nicole Ann Pilch and Holly B. Meadows and Sarah M Tischer and John W. McGillicuddy and Charles F. Bratton and Prabhakar K Baliga and Kenneth D Chavin},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={
          330-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) remains among the leading causes of early graft loss after liver transplantation. Our transplant center began using universal aspirin prophylactic therapy immediately posttransplantation in 2007. The aim of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of early aspirin therapy on clinical outcomes. METHODS This large-scale, cross-sectional analysis included all adult liver transplantations performed between 2000 and 2009. Pediatric and… CONTINUE READING
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