Liver Transplantation Pathology
Liver transplantion is the treatment for end stage chronic liver diasese, acute liver failure with massive liver necrosis, malignant liver tumors, and chronic metabolic or genetic diseases. The interpretation of liver biopsies to evaluate the donor liver as well as the changes that occur after transplant requires specialized knowledge related to liver transplantation such as the following: graft preservation/reperfusion injury, vascular and biliary tract injuries, cell mediated and antibody mediated rejection, complications of immunosuppression, and recurrence of original liver disease.
KeywordsBile Duct Portal Tract Acute Cellular Rejection Hepatic Artery Thrombosis Donation After Cardiac Death
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