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Brain Death after Liver Transplantation for Fulminant Hepatic Failure: A Report of Two Cases

Musa Akoglu, Ali Sürmelioglu, Ilter Ozer, Metin Ercan, Murat Ulas, Meral Akdogan, Erdal Birol Bostanci

Citation Information : Akoglu M, Sürmelioglu A, Ozer I, Ercan M, Ulas M, Akdogan M, Birol Bostanci E. Brain Death after Liver Transplantation for Fulminant Hepatic Failure: A Report of Two Cases. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2015; 5 (1):62-64.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1135

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2015


Abstract

Cerebral injury may persist and brain death may occur following an emergency liver transplantation (LT) for fulminant hepatic failure (FHF) even if the graft functions well. We herein present two patients developing brain death following emergency LT for FHF.


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