Impact of untreated portal vein thrombosis on pre and post liver transplant outcomes in cirrhosis.

@article{John2013ImpactOU,
  title={Impact of untreated portal vein thrombosis on pre and post liver transplant outcomes in cirrhosis.},
  author={Binu John and Rajesh Konjeti and Aakash Aggarwal and Roc{\'i}o Ortiz L{\'o}pez and Ashish Atreja and Catherine Miller and Nizar N. Zein and William D. Carey},
  journal={Annals of hepatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={952-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Most portal vein thromboses (PVT) in cirrhotics are discovered incidentally. While case series demonstrate improved portal vein patency with anti-coagulation, there is little information on impact of PVT on morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to compare morbidity and mortality in cirrhotics with untreated PVT with those without PVT. MATERIAL AND METHODS Cirrhotics evaluated for orthotopic liver transplant in a single large transplant center were prospectively… CONTINUE READING
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