Risk of colorectal neoplasia in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis following orthotopic liver transplantation.

@article{Loftus1998RiskOC,
  title={Risk of colorectal neoplasia in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis following orthotopic liver transplantation.},
  author={Edward Vincent Loftus and H I Aguilar and W J Sandborn and William J. Tremaine and Ruud A F Krom and Alan R. Zinsmeister and Ivo W. Graziadei and Russell H. Wiesner},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={685-90}
}
Several centers have identified colorectal cancer in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and ulcerative colitis (UC) who have undergone orthotopic liver transplantation. Increased frequency of surveillance colonoscopy and prophylactic colectomy has been recommended. To address these concerns, we reviewed the posttransplantation experience with colorectal neoplasia in patients with PSC and UC at our institution. All patients with PSC and UC who underwent liver transplantation at… CONTINUE READING

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