Living-donor Liver Transplantation for Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

Abstract

Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) results in liver cirrhosis during the disease course, although the etiology includes unknown mechanisms. Some PFIC patients require liver transplantation (LT). In this study, 11 patients with PFIC type 1 (PFIC1) and 3 patients with PFIC type 2 (PFIC2) who underwent living-donor LT (LDLT) were evaluated… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-010-0869-6

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@article{Hori2010LivingdonorLT, title={Living-donor Liver Transplantation for Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis}, author={Tomohide Hori and Hiroto Egawa and Aya Miyagawa-Hayashino and Tohru Yorifuji and Yukihide Yonekawa and Justin H H Nguyen and Shinji Uemoto}, journal={World Journal of Surgery}, year={2010}, volume={35}, pages={393-402} }