Recurrent hepatic artery thrombosis in three instances of liver transplant in a single patient: Case report

  • Jesús Acosta-Martínez Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Seville, Spain
  • Rosana Guerrero-Domínguez Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Seville, Spain
  • Daniel López-Herrera Rodríguez Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Seville, Spain
  • Marta López-Sánchez Resuscitation Unit, Hospital Universitario A Coruña, Coruña, Spain
Keywords: Thrombosis, Hepatic artery, Hepatic failure, Patients, Perfusion

Abstract

Introduction: Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) is currently the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage liver disease. Vascular complications can trigger a failure of treatment, so it must be watched closely.

Clinical, diagnostic evaluation and interventions: We report the case of a patient taken three times to liver transplantation due to recurrent hepatic artery thrombosis. The perfusion defect persisted after the third transplant, although the short-term course was favourable.

Conclusion: Hepatic artery thrombosis varies in its clinical presentation, but it usually requires early and aggressive management.

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Acosta-Martínez J, Guerrero-Domínguez R, López-Herrera Rodríguez D, López-Sánchez M. Recurrent hepatic artery thrombosis in three instances of liver transplant in a single patient: Case report. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2015Jul.1 [cited 2021Sep.27];43(3):237-40. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/183

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2015-07-01
How to Cite
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Acosta-Martínez J, Guerrero-Domínguez R, López-Herrera Rodríguez D, López-Sánchez M. Recurrent hepatic artery thrombosis in three instances of liver transplant in a single patient: Case report. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2015Jul.1 [cited 2021Sep.27];43(3):237-40. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/183
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