Hepatic artery thrombosis following orthotopic liver transplantation: a 10-year experience from a single centre in the United Kingdom.

@article{Silva2006HepaticAT,
  title={Hepatic artery thrombosis following orthotopic liver transplantation: a 10-year experience from a single centre in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Michael A Silva and Periyathambi S Jambulingam and B K Gunson and David A. Mayer and John A. C. Buckels and Darius Feroze Mirza and Simon Roderick Bramhall},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={146-51}
}
Hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) occurs in 3-9% of all liver transplants and acute graft loss is a possible sequelae. We present our experience in the management of HAT over a 10-year period. Prospectively collected data from April 1994 to April 2004 were analyzed. There were 1,257 liver transplants, 669 males, median age 51 (16-73) years. There were 61 (4.9%) cases of HAT. Early HAT occurred in 21 (1.8%). Thirty six had graft dysfunction, 11 required a regraft, and 14 died. Positive CMV… CONTINUE READING