Pulmonary platelet aggregates: possible cause of sudden peroperative death in adults undergoing liver transplantation.


AIMS To determine if massive pulmonary platelet thromboembolism is a common cause of peroperative death following liver transplantation; and to compare the incidence of this event with patients dying after non-transplantation procedures. METHODS Necropsy tissues from all patients dying within 10 days of operation during the past three and a half years… (More)

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