Published in Blood Weekly, November 24th, 2011
"Although three types of PFIC have been identified, their etiologies include unknown mechanisms. A total of 717 recipients who underwent living-donor LT (LDLT) at < 20 yr old were enrolled in this study. Among these recipients, 14 PFIC recipients comprising 11 PFIC type 1 (PFIC1) and three PFIC type 2 (PFIC2) were evaluated. Three of 11 PFIC1 recipients died, while all three PFIC2 recipients survived. Eight of 11 PFIC1 recipients...
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