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Intestinal transplantation: Outcome, complications and diagnostic approach

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Title: Intestinal transplantation: Outcome, complications and diagnostic approach
Authors: Varkey, Jonas
Issue Date: 27-May-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
Parts of work: I. Varkey J, Simrén M, Bosaeus I, Krantz M, Gäbel M, Herlenius G. Survival of patients evaluated for intestinal and multivisceral transplantation - the Scandinavian experience. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2013;48(6):702-711.

II. Varkey J, Simrén M, Jalanko H, Oltean M, Saalman R, Gudjonsdottir A, Gäbel M, Borg H, Edenholm M, Bentdal O, Husby S, Staun M, Mäkisalo H, Bosaeus I, Olausson M, Pakarinen M, Herlenius G. Fifteen years' experience of intestinal and multivisceral transplantation in the Nordic countries. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2015;50(3):278-290.

III. Varkey J, Oltean M, Pischel AB, Simrén M, Herlenius G. Initial Experience of Video Capsule Endoscopy After Intestinal Transplantation. Transplant Direct. 2016;2(12):e119.

IV. Varkey J, Stotzer PO, Simrén M, Herlenius G, Oltean M. The endoscopic surveillance of the transplanted small intestine: a single center experience and a proposal for a grading score. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2018;53(2):134-139.

Date of Defence: 2021-06-17
Disputation: Torsdagen den 17 juni 2021, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Intestinal transplantation
Abstract: Background: Intestinal transplantation is a potentially lifesaving procedure conducted in candidates with e.g. intestinal failure. However, a limiting factor has been the complications, which are inherent to the procedure, along with the inadequacies of current modalities to establish a prompt diagnosis of acute cellular rejection. Additionally, most of these procedures are performed in large centres and the outcome in low volume centres is uncertain. The aim of this thesis was to evaluate patie... more
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