Recurrence of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis after Liver Transplantation

  title={Recurrence of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis after Liver Transplantation},
  author={M. H. Toufiq Imam and Jayant Talwalkar and Keith D Lindor},
Recurrent disease following liver transplantation does occur in selected patients with primary biliary cirrhosis. The frequency of recurrent primary biliary cirrhosis is highly variable and is influenced by several factors, including the specificity of diagnostic criteria. The diagnosis is usually confirmed by histological features in the liver of granulomatous change or florid duct lesions. Risk factors that may predict recurrent primary biliary cirrhosis following liver transplantation… CONTINUE READING