Notable CasesAdult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation for fulminant hepatic failure
The outcome of fulminant hepatic failure without timely liver transplantation is poor. We describe a 19-year-old woman with fulminant hepatic failure due to acute hepatitis B infection who received a living donor liver transplant from her sister. The donor's recovery was uneventful, allowing hospital discharge on Day 6. Two months after transplantation the recipient developed a biliary stricture requiring surgery. One year after transplantation, her liver function was normal.
Anthony K House, Gary P Jeffrey, Katherine A Edyvane, Andrew P Barker, Martin D Chapman,
MJA 2001; 175: 202-204
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Adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation for fulminant hepatic failure
Anthony K House, Gary P Jeffrey, Katherine A Edyvane, Andrew P Barker, Martin D Chapman, George Garas, John Ferguson and Neville M Gibbs
Med J Aust 2001; 175 (4): 202-204.