Liver transplantation in recipients with portal vein thrombosis: experience of a single transplant center.

@article{Bertelli2005LiverTI,
  title={Liver transplantation in recipients with portal vein thrombosis: experience of a single transplant center.},
  author={Riccardo Bertelli and Bruno Nardo and Roberto Montalti and Paolo Beltempo and Lorenza Puviani and Antonino Cavallari},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={1119-21}
}
INTRODUCTION Although portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is no longer considered a contraindication for liver transplantation (OLT), it is still considered a high risk because of the complexity of the surgical procedure. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of PVT in the recipient during OLT on intra- and perioperative management and outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between April 1986 and October 2003, 721 primary OLT included 64 patients (8.8%) with PVT. The underlying liver disease was… CONTINUE READING
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