Which patient groups may have challenging transfusion requirements during liver transplantation?

Updated: Apr 19, 2019
  • Author: Vanessa A Olcese, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Ron Shapiro, MD  more...
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Several populations of liver transplantation patients may be challenging in terms of bleeding and transfusion requirements. These include patients who are IgA deficient, hemophiliac, alloimmunized, children, or obese.


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