HEPATOPANCREATOBILIARY

Early Vascular Complications

Feb 23, 2021 by in HEPATOPANCREATOBILIARY Comments Off on Early Vascular Complications

This chapter treats early vascular complications after pediatric liver transplantation (PLT), which herein will be defined as complications that occur during the first 4 weeks after liver transplantation (LT). General…

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Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease

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Introduction Post-transplant lymphoproliferative diseases (PTLDs) are the most frequent malignant disorders after solid-organ transplantation in children. Although morphologically often indistinguishable from de novo lymphomatous diseases, per definition, every lymphoproliferation arising…

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Immunological and Other Late Complications

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There are several late medical complications that may jeopardize long-term survival after pediatric liver transplantation (LT). A significant number of recipients develop subclinical but progressive graft fibrosis, as increasingly evidenced…

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Surgical Complications

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Introduction Long-term outcomes after pediatric liver transplantation are nowadays characterized by their excellence. Remarkably, when compared with older age group results, graft and patient midterm survival rates are higher, with…

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Types of Rejection

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Immunological Mechanisms of Rejection Transplantation of an allograft induces a formidable immunological response by the recipient designed to destroy the foreign organ efficiently and quickly. Successfully controlling this complex multifaceted…

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