26 Possible Causes for Liver Transplant Rejection in USA

  • Liver Hemangioma

    On a rare occasion when a liver transplant becomes a medical necessity, the patient needs to be on medication for life to prevent liver transplant rejection under close monitoring … Surgical intervention and/or replacement with liver transplant are options only after the benefits and risks involved are properly assessed. … Surgical removal and replacement with a liver transplant may be needed where large or multiple tumors are present that do not respond to other treatment procedures.[1] [2]

  • Liver Transplant Rejection
  • Focal Glomerulosclerosis
    Renal Transplant Rejection

    Pro bodybuilder Flex Wheeler was diagnosed with FSGS and had a kidney transplant. … Vitamin E Fish oil Immunosuppressive drugs If none of the above work, the patient will require dialysis and may need a future kidney transplant. … Natalie Cole, American singer Bijou Phillips, an American actress known for her roles in the movies Almost Famous and Bully, underwent a kidney transplant for FSGS in April … [3]

  • Hyperacute Graft Rejection
    Renal Transplant Rejection
  • AMACR Deficiency
    Liver Disease

    The child who received the liver transplant was treated with ursodeoxycholic acid; during follow-up, they remained in good health for the next 8 years, still under treatment … A previous sibling had died at the age of 5 months old and, following the transplantation of their liver to a 2-year old child, the latter exhibited signs of AMACR deficiency … enzymes and an equally enlarged liver.[4]

  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis
    Liver Disease

    Severe cases often require liver transplantation. … Liver transplantation may be necessary in infancy or childhood. … In the absence of liver transplant, this rapidly evolving disorder reaches end-stage liver disease with liver failure within the first year of life.[5] [6]

  • Wilson Disease
    Chronic Liver Disease Liver Disease

    A liver transplant may be helpful in those in whom other treatments are not effective or if liver failure occurs. … In patients with complete liver failure, transplantation may be the only treatment option. … In patients with a fulminant liver disease, liver transplantation is recommended and good long-term results have been observed.[7] [8]

  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
    Chronic Liver Disease Liver Disease

    Liver transplantation may be required among patients with cirrhosis due to AAT deficiency. … Lung and liver disease are the preliminary features of AATD. … Symptoms AATD generally presents lung and liver disorders.[9]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    Chronic Liver Disease

    In many cases, patients die of liver cirrhosis as liver transplant was not done on time. … Liver transplant may also help prolong the life of the individuals. … Liver transplant is considered when the disease has reached its end stage.[10] [11]

  • Chronic Hepatitis C
    Chronic Liver Disease

    Those who develop cirrhosis or liver cancer may require a liver transplant. … Hepatitis C is the leading reason for liver transplantation, though the virus usually recurs after transplantation. … A liver transplant may be the only chance to treat hepatitis C-induced cirrhosis.[12] [13]

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  1. Liver Hemangioma, Symptoma
  2. Cavernous liver haemangioma, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. AMACR Deficiency, Symptoma
  5. Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis, Symptoma
  6. Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Wilson Disease, Symptoma
  8. Wilson's disease, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, Symptoma
  10. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  11. Primary biliary cholangitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  12. Chronic Hepatitis C, Symptoma
  13. Hepatitis C, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0