Outcome of bowel perforation after pediatric liver transplantation.

  title={Outcome of bowel perforation after pediatric liver transplantation.},
  author={Seyed Mohsen Dehghani and Saman Nikeghbalian and Koorosh Kazemi and Masood Dehghani and Siavash Gholami and Ali Bahador and Heshmatollah Salahi and Seyed Ali Malek-hosseini},
  journal={Pediatric transplantation},
  volume={12 2},
Bowel perforation is one of the causes of mortality after pediatric liver transplantation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence, risk factors, clinical presentations, and outcomes of bowel perforation in pediatric liver recipients. This is a retrospective analysis of all pediatric patients who underwent liver transplantation at a single liver transplant center in Iran between 1999 and 2006. During this period 72 liver transplantations were performed in children <18 yr. Twenty-two… CONTINUE READING


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