Recurrent hepatitis B in liver allograft recipients. Differentiation between viral hepatitis B and rejection.

@article{Demetris1986RecurrentHB,
  title={Recurrent hepatitis B in liver allograft recipients. Differentiation between viral hepatitis B and rejection.},
  author={Anthony Jack Demetris and Ronald Jaffe and Daniel G. Sheahan and Jeanne Burnham and J A Spero and Shunzaburo Iwatsuki and David H VAN Theil and Thomas E. Starzl},
  journal={The American journal of pathology},
  year={1986},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={161-72}
}
The histologic findings in the original liver obtained from 9 liver allograft patients with active B virus hepatitis were compared with 28 posttransplant pathology specimens. All specimens were studied with the use of light and immunohistochemical microscopy in conjunction with pertinent clinical data. Eight of the 9 patients had chronic active hepatitis B (HB) with cirrhosis, prior to transplant, one of which had coexistent hepatocellular carcinoma. The ninth patient had fulminant hepatic… CONTINUE READING

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