Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2013, Article ID 356560, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/356560
Case Report

Liver Transplantation during Pregnancy for Acute Liver Failure due to HBV Infection: A Case Report

1Department of Obstetrics, University Hospital of Zurich, Frauenklinikstrasse 10, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
2Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital of Zurich, Frauenklinikstrasse 10, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
3Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Zurich and Swiss HPB Center, Switzerland

Received 8 September 2013; Accepted 28 October 2013

Academic Editors: P. Kovacs and P. Schuetze

Copyright © 2013 Nina Kimmich et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. Anders, E. Quiñonez, N. Goldaracena, J. Osatnik, J. L. Fernández, and L. Viola, “Liver transplantation during pregnancy in a patient with acute liver failure,” Acta Gastroenterologica Latinoamericana, vol. 40, pp. 268–270, 2010. View at Google Scholar
  2. S. M. Catnach, M. McCarthy, E. Jauniaux et al., “Liver transplantation during pregnancy complicated by cytomegalovirus infection,” Transplantation, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 510–511, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. S. Eguchi, K. Yanaga, F. Fujita et al., “Living-related right lobe liver transplantation for a patient with fulminant hepatic failure during the second trimester of pregnancy: report of a case,” Transplantation, vol. 73, no. 12, pp. 1970–1971, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. J. Fair, A. S. Klein, T. Feng, W. T. Merritt, and J. F. Burdick, “Intrapartum orthotopic liver transplantation with successful outcome of pregnancy,” Transplantation, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 534–535, 1990. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. D. E. Finlay, M. C. Foshager, D. G. Longley, and J. G. Letourneau, “Ischemic injury to the fetus after maternal liver transplantation,” Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 145–148, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. M. I. R. Hamilton, R. Alcock, L. Magos, S. Mallett, K. Rolles, and A. K. Burroughs, “Liver transplantation during pregnancy,” Transplantation Proceedings, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 2967–2968, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. N. Jarufe, A. Soza, R. M. Pérez-Ayuso et al., “Successful liver transplantation and delivery in a woman with fulminant hepatic failure occurring during the second trimester of pregnancy,” Liver International, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 494–497, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. S. A. Laifer, M. J. Darby, V. P. Scantlebury, J. H. Harger, and S. N. Caritis, “Pregnancy and liver transplantation,” Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 76, no. 6, pp. 1083–1088, 1990. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. S. A. Laifer, K. Abu-Elmagd, and J. J. Fung, “Hepatic transplantation during pregnancy and the puerperium,” Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 40–44, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. C. M. Lo, P. Gertsch, and S. T. Fan, “Living unrelated liver transplantation between spouses for fulminant hepatic failure,” British Journal of Surgery, vol. 82, no. 8, pp. 1036–1037, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. T. Kato, J. R. Nery, J. J. Morcos et al., “Successful living related liver transplantation in an adult with fulminant hepatic failure,” Transplantation, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 415–417, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. E. G. Moreno, G. I. Garcia, S. R. Gomez et al., “Fulminant hepatic failure during pregnancy successfully treated by orthotopic liver transplantation,” Transplantation, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 923–926, 1991. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. C. V. Morris, R. M. Goldstein, J. B. Cofer, H. Solomon, and G. B. Klintmalm, “An unusual presentation of fulminant hepatic failure secondary to propylthiouracil therapy,” Clinical Transplants, 1989, article 311. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. E. Sequeira, S. Wanyonyi, and R. Dodia, “Severe propylthiouracil-induced hepatotoxicity in pregnancy managed successfully by liver transplantation: a case report,” Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol. 5, article 461, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. Z. Jankovic, D. Stamenkovic, B. Duncan, R. Prasad, and M. Davies, “Successful outcome after a technically challenging liver transplant during pregnancy,” Transplantation Proceedings, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 1704–1706, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. V. C. Maddukuri, C. D. Stephenson, L. Eskind, W. A. Ahrens, P. Purdum, and M. W. Russo, “Liver transplantation for acute liver failure at 11-week gestation with successful maternal and fetal outcome,” Case Reports in Transplantation, vol. 2012, Article ID 484080, 7 pages, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  17. Y. Simsek, B. Isik, A. Karaer, O. Celik, R. Kutlu, and N. E. Aydin, “Fulminant hepatitis A infection in second trimester of pregnancy requiring living-donor liver transplantation,” Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 745–748, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  18. S. L. Thornton and A. B. Minns, “Unintenional chronic acetaminophen poisoning during pregnancy resulting in liver transplantation,” Journal of Medical Toxicology, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 176–178, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. M. B. Parolin, J. C. U. Coelho, A. A. Urbanetz, and M. Pampuch, “Contraception and pregnancy after liver transplantation—an update overview,” Arquivos de Gastroenterologia, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 154–158, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. M. F. dei Malatesta, M. Rossi, B. Rocca et al., “Pregnancy after liver transplantation: report of 8 new cases and review of the literature,” Transplant Immunology, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 297–302, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. J. S. Radomski, M. J. Moritz, S. J. Muñoz, J. R. Cater, B. E. Jarrell, and V. T. Armenti, “National Transplantation Pregnancy Registry: analysis of pregnancy outcomes in female liver transplant recipients,” Liver Transplantation and Surgery, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 281–284, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. S. Mukherjee and U. Mukherjee, “A comprehensive review of immunosuppression used for liver transplantation,” Journal of Transplantation, vol. 2009, Article ID 701464, 20 pages, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  23. V. T. Armenti, S. Constantinescu, M. J. Moritz, and J. M. Davison, “Pregnancy after transplantation,” Transplantation Reviews, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 223–240, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. V. T. Armenti, S. K. Herrine, J. S. Radomski, and M. J. Moritz, “Pregnancy after liver transplantation,” Liver Transplantation, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 671–685, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus