Acute portal vein thrombosis after liver transplant presenting with subtle ultrasound abnormalities: A case report and literature review
Thomas Couri, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
Carla Harmath, Department of Radiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
Talia Baker, Department of Surgery, Section of Transplant Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
Anjana Pillai, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
Author contributions: Couri T and Pillai A designed the report; Couri T and Harmath C collected the patient’s data; Harmath C, Baker T, and Pillai A provided critical revision of the report; Couri T and Pillai A wrote the report.
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Corresponding author: Thomas Couri, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 7, 2018
Peer-review started: October 7, 2018
First decision: November 15, 2018
Revised: November 27, 2018
Accepted: December 12, 2018
Article in press: December 13, 2018
Published online: February 27, 2019