Primary hyperoxaluria type 1: improved outcome with timely liver transplantation: a single-center report of 36 children.

@article{Shapiro2001PrimaryHT,
  title={Primary hyperoxaluria type 1: improved outcome with timely liver transplantation: a single-center report of 36 children.},
  author={Rivka Shapiro and Irit Weismann and Hanna Mandel and Bella Eisenstein and Ziv Z Ben-Ari and Nathan Bar-Nathan and Idit Zehavi and Gavriel Dinari and Eytan Mor},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2001},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={428-32}
}
BACKGROUND The appropriate use of liver transplantation in children with type-1 primary hyperoxaluria (PH-1) is not well established. We reviewed our experience with 36 children with PH-1, including 12 who underwent liver transplantation. PATIENTS AND METHODS From 1989-1998, 36 children from 10 families in northern Israel were diagnosed with PH-1. Eight children presented with renal failure; seven of these eight had the severe infantile form of the disease. One child was treated with kidney… CONTINUE READING

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