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Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Increases During Infection in Renal and Liver Graft Recipients
Objectives: Organ transplant is an effective treatment for patients with end- stage renal and hepatic failure. Increased use has introduced more emergency department admissions of infectious origin after transplant. Because ...
Expanded Criteria for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Liver Transplant
Objectives: Hepatocellular carcinoma is the sixth most common cancer worldwide and is the third highest cause of malignancy-related death. Because of its typically late diagnosis, median survival is ap proximately 6 to 20 ...
Unusual Indications for a Liver Transplant: A Single-Center Experience
Objectives: This study sought to evaluate the efficacy of liver transplant for unusual liver diseases. Materials and Methods: The results of 476 patients who underwent liver transplant from 1988 to January 2015 were ...
Vascular Complications After Renal Transplant: A Single-Center Experience
Objectives: Despite surgical and medical advances, vascular complications are still among the major concerns after renal transplant, with a reported incidence of 3% to 15%. We evaluated the incidence and management of our ...
Auxiliary Partial Orthotopic Living Liver Transplant for Wilson Disease
Wilson disease is a genetic disease involving copper metabolism disturbances that result in copper accumulations, especially in the liver and brain. Wilson disease can be treated with pharmacologic agents, such as chelators ...
Total Versus Subtotal Gastrectomy for Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Stomach
Objective: To determine the adequate surgery type for the treatment of signet ring cell of stomach in terms of postoperative complications and survival. Study Design: Comparative analytical study. Place and Duration ...