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Orthotopic liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis

Marsh, JW and Iwatsuki, S and Makowka, L and Esquivel, CO and Gordon, RD and Todo, S and Tzakis, A and Miller, C and Van Thiel, D and Starzl, TE (1988) Orthotopic liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis. Annals of Surgery, 207 (1). 21 - 25. ISSN 0003-4932

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Abstract

The incidence or diagnostic rate of sclerosing cholangitis is increasing. Because of the lack of effective medical or surgical therapy for patients with end-stage liver disease and sclerosing cholangitis, results with orthotopic liver transplantation were examined. The results of 55 consecutive liver replacements for this disease were reviewed. The 1- and 2-year actuarial survival rates are 71% and 57%, respectively. Orthotopic liver transplantation for end-stage liver disease from sclerosing cholangitis has emerged as the most effective therapy.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Marsh, JW
Iwatsuki, S
Makowka, L
Esquivel, CO
Gordon, RD
Todo, S
Tzakis, A
Miller, C
Van Thiel, D
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 1 January 1988
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Annals of Surgery
Volume: 207
Number: 1
Page Range: 21 - 25
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0003-4932
Other ID: uls-drl:31735062129808, Starzl CV No. 829
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:14
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2019 13:56
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4215

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