Histological evidence for recurrence of primary biliary cirrhosis after liver transplantation.

@article{Balan1993HistologicalEF,
  title={Histological evidence for recurrence of primary biliary cirrhosis after liver transplantation.},
  author={Vijayan Balan and Kenneth P. Batts and Michael K. Porayko and Ruud A. F. Krom and J{\"o}rn Ludwig and Russell H. Wiesner},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1993},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={
          1392-8
        }
}
Whether primary biliary cirrhosis recurs after orthotopic liver transplantation remains a controversial issue. Sixty consecutive patients with primary biliary cirrhosis with at least 1 yr of follow-up after liver transplantation were studied. All patients were treated with triple-drug immunosuppression (cyclosporine, prednisone, azathioprine). Hepatic biochemical parameters and protocol liver biopsy specimens were evaluated 1 wk, 3 wk, 4 mo and yearly after orthotopic liver transplantation and… CONTINUE READING
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