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Experience with ABO-Incompatible Liver Transplantation

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Abstract

Though the possibility of super acute and acute rejection of ABO-imcompitable organ transplantation in liver is smaller than in kidney due to no blood group antigen expression on hepatocellular surface, but as a result of bile duct epithelial cells express blood group antigen, caused by the bile duct damage is relatively serious, therefore, the authors suggest that conventional plasma desensitization treatment must be done before ABOi-liver transplant. In this chapter, the indications, plasma desensitization scheme, and postoperative management of ABOi-liver are described.

Keywords

ABOi-liver transplantation Transplantation indications Plasma desensitization scheme Postoperative management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lin Wei
    • 1
  1. 1.Beijing Friendship HospitalCapital Medical UniversityBeijingChina

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