Reversible hepatic transplant ischemia: Case report and review of literature

Flavio Castaneda, Samuel K.S. So, David W. Hunter, Wilfrido R. Castaneda-Zuniga, Kurty Amplatz

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Abstract

We report the successful treatment of a hepatic arterial anastomotic stenosis by angioplasty in an orthotopic liver transplant recipient. The patient had already undergone hepatic infarction and compromised allograft function and sepsis. Baseline duplex ultrasound and angiographic studies showed obstruction of the transplant arterial anastomosis. Following angioplasty, allograft function, areas of infarction, and duplex ultrasound studies returned to normal. At 6-month follow-up the patient remains asymptomatic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-90
Number of pages3
JournalCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1990

Keywords

  • Angioplasty
  • Ischemia, reversible
  • Liver, transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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