Severe hemolysis resulting from D incompatibility in a case of ABO-identical liver transplant.

@article{Fung2004SevereHR,
  title={Severe hemolysis resulting from D incompatibility in a case of ABO-identical liver transplant.},
  author={M. K. Fung and Hina Sheikh and Bijan Eghtesad and Ileana Lopez-Plaza},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={2004},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={1635-9}
}
BACKGROUND Hemolysis due to D incompatibility in the setting of liver transplantation is less frequent than that associated with ABO incompatibility, but can represent an equally adverse event. Approximately 10 percent of ABO-compatible liver transplants involve a D- donor and a D+ recipient. CASE REPORT A case of severe D incompatibility resulting from liver transplantation in a 50-year-old O Rh+ man with end-stage liver disease who received an O Rh- liver allograft is reported. A declining… CONTINUE READING
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