What are the most common complications of liver transplantation?

Updated: Dec 31, 2017
  • Author: Lemi Luu, MD, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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The most common problems in the liver transplant recipient are the following:

  • Acute graft rejection
  • Vascular thrombosis
  • Biliary leak or stricture
  • Infection [2]
  • Malignancy
  • Adverse effects of immunosuppressant drugs [3]

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