SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF HOMOZYGOUS PROTEIN C DEFICIENCY BY HEPATIC TRANSPLANTATION

James F. Casella, Francis A. Bontempo, Howard Markel, Jessica H. Lewis, Basil J. Zitelli, Thomas E. Starzl

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Abstract

A child with homozygous protein C deficiency was treated at age 20 months by orthotopic hepatic transplantation. Postoperatively there was complete reconstitution of protein C activity and resolution of the thrombotic condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)435-438
Number of pages4
JournalThe Lancet
Volume331
Issue number8583
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 27 1988

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Casella, J. F., Bontempo, F. A., Markel, H., Lewis, J. H., Zitelli, B. J., & Starzl, T. E. (1988). SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF HOMOZYGOUS PROTEIN C DEFICIENCY BY HEPATIC TRANSPLANTATION. The Lancet, 331(8583), 435-438. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(88)91231-7