Orthotopic liver transplantation in a pediatric patient with progressive intrahepatic cholestasis: a coordinated perioperative subspecialty approach

Ochsner J. 2011 Spring;11(1):89-91.


This report discusses the perioperative anesthesia management of a pediatric patient with end-stage liver disease from progressive intrahepatic cholestasis, with particular emphasis on the coordinated, multidisciplinary approach our institution uses.

Keywords: Multidisciplinary subspecialty approach; pediatric liver transplantation; progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis type 2.