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Liver transplant is the treatment of choice in children with end-stage liver failure.liver transplant is indicated when the risk of mortality from the native liver disease outweighs the overall risk of transplantation.The complications occur both immediately post-transplantation and in the long-term. The main complications in the immediate postoperative period are related to the function of the graft (dysfunction and rejection), the surgical technique, infections (bacterial, fungal, and viral),and systemic problems (pulmonary, renal, or neurological) and in the long term, the complications are typically a consequence of the prolonged immunosuppressive therapy.
Liver transplant is the treatment of choice in children with end-stage liver failure. It involves the surgical removal of the entire organ, which is then replaced with a healthy donor liver. Having a healthy liver is essential to longevity because the liver is responsible for nutrient distribution and toxin removal in the body .
Living-donor liver transplantation has been developed to address the disparity between the number candidates for transplant and the reduced number of available organs for liver transplantation.
In general, liver transplant (LT) is indicated when the risk of mortality from the native liver disease outweighs the overall risk of transplantation. Indications for liver transplantation in children include malignant and non-malignant conditions.
The complications occur both immediately post-transplantation and in the long-term. The main complications in the immediate postoperative period are related to the function of the graft (dysfunction and rejection), the surgical technique, infections (bacterial, fungal, and viral),and systemic problems (pulmonary, renal, or neurological) and In the long term, the complications are typically a consequence of the prolonged immunosuppressive therapy.
Liver Transplant; Complications
blood tests , abdominal US and doppler
Assiut University Children Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-01T07:55:01-0400
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Blood tests that are used to evaluate how well a patient's liver is working and also to help diagnose liver conditions.
Measurement of intracardiac blood flow using an M-mode and/or two-dimensional (2-D) echocardiogram while simultaneously recording the spectrum of the audible Doppler signal (e.g., velocity, direction, amplitude, intensity, timing) reflected from the moving column of red blood cells.
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with frequency-shifted ultrasound reflections produced by moving targets (usually red blood cells) in the bloodstream along the ultrasound axis in direct proportion to the velocity of movement of the targets, to determine both direction and velocity of blood flow. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Identification of the major histocompatibility antigens of transplant DONORS and potential recipients, usually by serological tests. Donor and recipient pairs should be of identical ABO blood group, and in addition should be matched as closely as possible for HISTOCOMPATIBILITY ANTIGENS in order to minimize the likelihood of allograft rejection. (King, Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect combined with real-time imaging. The real-time image is created by rapid movement of the ultrasound beam. A powerful advantage of this technique is the ability to estimate the velocity of flow from the Doppler shift frequency.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...