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Identification of Reversible Severe Damage from Irreversible Initial Nonfunction of the Liver Transplant

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery

Objective:

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Description:

It is essential to distinguish between reversible from irreversible hepatic injury in patients showing liver failure shortly after liver transplantation. The former often will improve without resurgery, while the latter have a high mortality and often must undergo immediate retransplantation. The ischemia score can help distinguish between these two situations.

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