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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 50, Issue 4, pp 757–757 | Cite as

Successful Treatment of Sepsis with Polymyxin B-Immobilized Fiber Hemoperfusion in a Child After Living Donor Liver Transplantation

  • Yoshiyuki Morishita
  • Yoshiaki Kita
  • Kazuei Ohtake
  • Eiji Kusano
  • Shuji Hishikawa
  • Koichi Mizuta
  • Hideo Kawarasaki
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Public Health Liver Transplantation Successful Treatment Donor Liver Polymyxin 
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© Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshiyuki Morishita
    • 1
  • Yoshiaki Kita
    • 2
  • Kazuei Ohtake
    • 3
  • Eiji Kusano
    • 1
  • Shuji Hishikawa
    • 2
  • Koichi Mizuta
    • 2
  • Hideo Kawarasaki
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NephrologyJichi Medical SchoolTochigiJapan
  2. 2.Pediatric and Transplantation SurgeryJichi Medical SchoolTochigiJapan
  3. 3.Intensive Care UnitJichi Medical SchoolTochigiJapan

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