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Outcome of live donor liver transplantation in Indian children with bodyweight <7.5 kg.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20972305     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case-series analyzed the outcome of live donor liver transplantation (LT) performed in children <7.5 kg from January 2008 to June 2009 at our center. Five patients (3 males, 2 females, mean age, 8.2 ± .4 months; mean weight 6.8 ± 0.4 kg) underwent LT. The indications of LT included biliary atresia (3) and idiopathic neonatal hepatitis (2). Postoperative complications included acute rejection (1), portal venous thrombosis (1), bile leak (1), severe hypertension (1) and bacterial sepsis (4). There were no donor related complications. The median follow-up duration is 11 months with patient and graft survival rates of 100% each, respectively.
Satvinder Kaur; Nishant Wadhwa; Anupam Sibal; Nameet Jerath; Shridhar Sasturkar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-08-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0974-7559     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-14     Completed Date:  2011-06-30     Revised Date:  2011-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Apollo Centre of Advanced Pediatrics, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Body Weight
Liver Transplantation*
Living Donors
Postoperative Complications / etiology
Treatment Outcome

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