Clostridial infection of a liver transplant treated with retransplantation.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Clostridial infection of a liver transplant is reported and was treated successfully with immediate retransplantation and antibiotics. This strategy may salvage patients who otherwise have a fulminant course and certain death. This case supports the general principle that infection localized to the liver can be successfully treated with retransplantation when appropriate.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Knechtle, SJ; Babalola, JA; D'Alessandro, AM; Pirsch, JD; Kalayoglu, M

Published Date

  • June 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 206 - 208

PubMed ID

  • 9193843

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0902-0063


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Denmark