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Rescue Splenectomy in a Case of Humoral Rejection in ABO-Incompatible Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation

Tzvetanov, Ivo1; Spaggiari, Mario1; Jeon, Hoonbae1; Bhati, Chandra1; Hassan, Sarah1; Joseph, Jamie2; Heinrich, Linley2; Thielke, James2; Setty, Suman3; Oberholzer, Jose1; Benedetti, Enrico1

doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e31823be816
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1Division of Transplantation Department of Surgery University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL (Tzvetanov, Spaggiari, Jeon, Bhati, Hassan, Oberholzer, Benedetti)

2Department of Pharmacy Practice University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL (Joseph, Heinrich, Thielke)

3Department of Pathology University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL (Setty)

The authors declare no funding or conflicts of interest.

Address correspondence to: Ivo G. Tzvetanov, M.D., Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL. E-mail: itzveta@uic.edu

Received 4 August 2011. Revision requested 1 September 2011.

Accepted 6 October 2011.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.