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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 56609
Country/Territory Turkey
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2020-05-07 02:43
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2020-06-09 02:45
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ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Transplantation
Manuscript Type Minireviews
Article Title COVID-19 pandemic: Its impact on liver disease and liver transplantation
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Tevfik Tolga Sahin, Sami Akbulut and Sezai Yilmaz
ORCID
Author(s) ORCID Number
Tevfik Tolga Sahin http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9132-6115
Sami Akbulut http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6864-7711
Sezai Yilmaz http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8044-0297
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Corresponding author Sami Akbulut, MD, Associate Professor, Deaprtment of Surgery and Liver Transplant Institute, Inonu University Faculty of Medicine, Elazig Yolu 10. Km, Malatya 44280, Turkey. akbulutsami@gmail.com
Key Words SARS-Cov-2; COVID-19; Acute liver injury; Chronic liver disease; Liver transplantation; Risk factors
Core Tip Data regarding the effect of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection on liver transplant (LT) recipients are very limited. We have performed 35 living donor liver transplantations since the first corona virus infectious disease-2019 (COVID-19) case was observed in Turkey. We routinely test living liver donors and recipients for SARS-CoV-2 with nasopharyngeal swabs before the liver transplantation procedure. Furthermore, we repeated this test before discharging the patients. We have not found any SARS-CoV-2-positive LT recipients or donors, nor have we found any patients with COVID-19-like pneumonia. We have limited the number of patients going to the outpatient clinic, and only performed LT when it was urgently needed. We took the necessary precautions to protect the healthcare personnel by limiting the duration of work and providing protective equipment to all, including inpatients.
Publish Date 2020-06-14 13:45
Citation Sahin TT, Akbulut S, Yilmaz S. COVID-19 pandemic: Its impact on liver disease and liver transplantation. World J Gastroenterol 2020; 26(22): 2987-2999
Url https://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v26/i22/2987.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v26.i22.2987
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