Daily Archives: July 13, 2012

Definition: primary graft nonfunction

Primary graft nonfunction resembles fulminant hepatic failure on presentation (coagulopathy, jaundice), and may be caused by sinusoidal endothelial cell damage and fibrin deposition.  Potential causes can be related to donor factors, procurement and preservation-related factors, and recipient factors; retransplantation survival is only 40-50%. … Continue reading

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