Hepatic artery thrombosis after orthotopic liver transplantation: a review of nonsurgical causes.

@article{Pastacaldi2001HepaticAT,
  title={Hepatic artery thrombosis after orthotopic liver transplantation: a review of nonsurgical causes.},
  author={Sabrina Pastacaldi and Ros{\^a}ngela Teixeira and Paolo Montalto and Keith Rolles and Andrew K. Burroughs},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={75-81}
}
Hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) is one of the principal causes of morbidity and graft loss following liver transplantation. There are several risk factors for the development of HAT; technical aspects of the arterial anastomosis are important particularly for early thrombosis, but the improvement of surgical technique has lessened this problem. Apart from technical causes, other risk factors include a variety of conditions such as low donor/recipient age ratio, immunologic factors, clotting… CONTINUE READING

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