6. Technical Complications after Organ Transplant and Associated Infections

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Abhinav Humar MD

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch6

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Humar, A. (2011) Technical Complications after Organ Transplant and Associated Infections, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Starzl Transplant Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949

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Keywords:

  • technical complications after organ transplant - and associated infections;
  • anastomoses and technical complications - associated with pancreas or kidney transplant;
  • peripancreatic abscess/pancreatitis;
  • vascular thrombosis - with secondary infection of necrotic tissue;
  • anastomotic leaks from duodenal stump - or from enteric anastomosis;
  • perinephric collections - common (lymphoceles), becoming infected;
  • infected urinoma - due to leak from ureterocystotomy;
  • bladder drainage - of pancreatic exocrine secretion;
  • anastomoses and potential technical complications - associated with liver transplantation;
  • right lobe living donor liver transplant - anastomoses, and selected technical complications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anastomoses and potential technical complications associated with either a pancreas transplant or kidney transplant*

  • Anastomoses and potential technical complications associated with liver transplantation

  • Right lobe living donor liver transplant: anastomoses and selected technical complications