Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in liver transplant patients.

@article{Hartmann2011PosttransplantLD,
  title={Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in liver transplant patients.},
  author={Christina Hartmann and Marcus Schuchmann and Tim Zimmermann},
  journal={Current infectious disease reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={53-9}
}
Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD) are a life-threatening complication following solid organ transplantation. Many posttransplant lymphomas develop from the uncontrolled proliferation of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-infected B-cells, whereas EBV-negative PTLDs were increasingly recognized within the past decade. Major risk factors for the… CONTINUE READING