Comprehensive Analysis of Long-term Splenic Volume Changes in Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients: Does It Correlate With Adverse Graft Outcomes?


MERT DOĞAN G., DOĞAN S. M. , OKUT G., KARAKAŞ S., KUTLUTÜRK K., Ulubaba H. E. , ...More

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.53, no.1, pp.104-110, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2020.08.031
  • Journal Name: TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.104-110

Abstract

Objectives. Splenomegaly and hypersplenism caused by liver failure increase the mortality and morbidity of patients even after liver transplantation if they do not regress. We evaluated the relation of splenic volume change and transplanted liver function.