Chapter 30. Isolated Liver Transplantation for Intestinal Failure-Associated Liver Disease

  1. Alan N. Langnas DO Chief2,
  2. Olivier Goulet MD, PhD3,
  3. Eamonn M. M. Quigley MD, FRCP, FACP, FACG, FRCPI4 and
  4. Kelly A. Tappenden PhD, RD5
  1. Jean F. Botha MBBCh, FCS(SA) Assistant Professor1 and
  2. Alan N. Langnas DO Chief2

Published Online: 9 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781405195805.ch30

Intestinal Failure: Diagnosis, Management and Transplantation

Intestinal Failure: Diagnosis, Management and Transplantation

How to Cite

Botha, J. F. and Langnas, A. N. (2008) Isolated Liver Transplantation for Intestinal Failure-Associated Liver Disease, in Intestinal Failure: Diagnosis, Management and Transplantation (eds A. N. Langnas, O. Goulet, E. M. M. Quigley and K. A. Tappenden), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781405195805.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Section of Transplant Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

  2. 3

    Pediatric Gastroenterology-Hepatology and Nutrition, Reference Center for Rare Digestive Diseases, Integrated Program of Intestinal Failure, Home Parenteral Nutrition and Intestinal Transplantation, University of Paris-Descartes, Necker Hospital, Paris, France

  3. 4

    Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, Department of Medicine, National University of Ireland, Cork, Cork, Ireland

  4. 5

    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

  2. 2

    Section of Transplant Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146371

Online ISBN: 9781405195805

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Keywords:

  • isolated liver transplantation in intestinal failure-associated liver disease;
  • Intestinal failure-associated liver disease (IFALD);
  • isolated liver transplant suitability;
  • liver transplant - survival and nutritional outcome;
  • children with SBS - parenteral nutrition dependent;
  • Nebraska experience - SBS and IFALD children with liver transplantation;
  • end-stage liver disease (ESLD)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Intestinal failure-associated liver disease (IFALD)

  • Suitability for isolated liver transplant

  • Nebraska experience

  • Survival and nutritional outcome after liver transplant

  • World experience

  • Conclusion

  • References