Long-term survival and late graft loss in pediatric liver transplant recipients--a 15-year single-center experience.

@article{Wallot2002LongtermSA,
  title={Long-term survival and late graft loss in pediatric liver transplant recipients--a 15-year single-center experience.},
  author={Michael A. Wallot and Michael Mathot and Magda Janssen and Tanja H{\"o}lter and Kilic Paul and Jean Paul Buts and Raymond Reding and Jean Bernard Otte and Etienne Sokal},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 7},
  pages={615-22}
}
Increasing numbers of children undergo successful liver transplantation. Limited data exist on long-term survival and late graft loss. Survival and graft loss were studied in 376 primary liver graft recipients who survived more than 3 months after transplantation (80.5% of all primary graft recipients). Patient records were reviewed retrospectively for causes of graft loss. Risk factors were identified by analyzing graft, recipient, and posttransplant variables using multivariate Cox regression… CONTINUE READING