High incidence of recurrence and hematologic events following liver transplantation for Budd-Chiari syndrome.

@article{Cruz2005HighIO,
  title={High incidence of recurrence and hematologic events following liver transplantation for Budd-Chiari syndrome.},
  author={Elizabeth X{\'o}chitl Garc{\'i}a Cruz and Nancy L. Ascher and John P. Roberts and Nathan Michael Bass and Francis Y. Yao},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={501-6}
}
BACKGROUND Most cases of Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) in Western countries are related to underlying hematologic diseases with inherent thrombogenic propensity. We evaluated the long-term outcome, risks for recurrent disease, and other hematologic complications following orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for BCS. METHODS Clinical data from 11 consecutive patients with BCS who underwent OLT were retrospectively reviewed. Four patients had a prior transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic… CONTINUE READING

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