HEPATOPANCREATOBILIARY

Anti-rejection Strategies

Feb 23, 2021 by in HEPATOPANCREATOBILIARY Comments Off on Anti-rejection Strategies

Introduction Although the liver is known to be a somewhat immunotolerant organ, pediatric liver transplantation (LT) would not have reached current success without efficient immunosuppressive drugs. Standard protocols include calcineurin…

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Anesthetic Aspects

Feb 23, 2021 by in HEPATOPANCREATOBILIARY Comments Off on Anesthetic Aspects

Introduction Anesthesia for pediatric liver transplantation is complex, diverse, and challenging. The indications for transplantation and the physiology of children vary from the adult population, making the pediatric service unique….

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Combined Liver and Kidney Transplantation

Feb 23, 2021 by in HEPATOPANCREATOBILIARY Comments Off on Combined Liver and Kidney Transplantation

Whereas isolated liver and kidney transplantations (LTs and KTs, respectively) have become routine procedures for isolated organ failure, combined liver and kidney transplantation (CLKT) is relatively rarely performed worldwide, and…

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