Chapter 27. Post-Transplant Management

  1. Richard N. Fine MD Dean Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics3,
  2. Steven A. Webber MBChB, MRCP Professor of Pediatrics4,
  3. Kim M. Olthoff MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director5,
  4. Deirdre A. Kelly MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPCH Professor of Paediatric Hepatology6 and
  5. William E. Harmon MD Professor of Pediatrics7
  1. Kyle Soltys MD Assistant Professor of Surgery1,
  2. Robert Squires MD Clinical Director of Gastroenterology2,
  3. Rakesh Sindhi MD Associate Professor of Surgery1 and
  4. George V. Mazariegos MD Director, Pediatric Transplantation Associate Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine1

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch27

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Soltys, K., Squires, R., Sindhi, R. and Mazariegos, G. V. (2007) Post-Transplant Management, in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition (eds R. N. Fine, S. A. Webber, K. M. Olthoff, D. A. Kelly and W. E. Harmon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 11794-8111, USA

  2. 4

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  3. 5

    Liver Transplant Program, University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2 Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  4. 6

    The Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK

  5. 7

    Division of Nephrology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunn-319, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  2. 2

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124072

Online ISBN: 9781444312720



  • cadaveric technical variant grafts;
  • cadaveric technical variant grafts;
  • aspartate aminotransferase [AST];
  • portal vein complications;
  • primary nonfunction (PNF);
  • Epstein–Barr virus;
  • para-amino-hippurate (PAH) clearance;
  • post-transplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM);
  • primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Management in Early Postoperative Period

  • Long-Term Management

  • References