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World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol. Aug 15, 2017; 8(3): 108-116
Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i3.108
Table 3 Current evidence of liver transplantation in sickle cell disease
AuthorNumber of patientsOutcomes
Hurtova et al[46]61, 3, 5, and 10-yr survival rates were 83.3%, 66.7%, 44.4%, and 44.4%, respectively
Mekeel et al[48]3Patient and graft survival was 66%
Baichi et al[49]2100% mortality in post-transplant period due to multiorgan failure
Emre et al[50]1Failure of graft in 5 mo due to SCD crisis
Greenberg et al[51]1Successful but follow up only till day 28
Kindscher et al[52]1Successful with extrahepatic complications
Lang et al[53]1Successful at 6 mo
Ross et al[54]1Successful at 22 mo - death due to PE
van den Hazel et al[55]1Successful at 5.5 yr
Gilli et al[56]1Successful at 2 yr
Berry[57]1Death in post-op period