Long-term outcome of living related liver transplantation for patients with intrapulmonary shunting and strategy for complications.

@article{Egawa1999LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of living related liver transplantation for patients with intrapulmonary shunting and strategy for complications.},
  author={Hiroto Egawa and Mureo Kasahara and Yasuya Inomata and Shinji Uemoto and Katsuhiro Asonuma and Shiro Fujita and Tetsuya Kiuchi and Michihiro Hayashi and Toshiya Yonemura and Muneo Yoshibayashi and Yosuke Adachi and James Andrew Mark Shapiro and Koichi Tanaka},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1999},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={712-7}
}
BACKGROUND In 320 living related liver transplantation performed between June 1990 and September 1997, there were 21 living related liver transplantation for patients with intrapulmonary shunting, manifested by digital clubbing, cyanosis, and dyspnea. We report the long-term outcome for more 6 months and our strategy to overcome complications in these recipients. PATIENTS A total of 21 patients (age range 2-33 years, 19 children and 2 adults, 6 males and 15 females) were classified into three… CONTINUE READING

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