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Special Issue

Infections in Liver Transplantation

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2019 (Open)            Submit Now

Guest Editor

Yasuhiko Sugawara, MD, PhD
Professor and Director, Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, and Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Japan
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]
Website: https://sn.polyu.edu.hk/en/people/academic_staff/index.html#jerry-wf.yeung
Research Interests: Hepatobiliary surgery; liver transplantation

About This Topic

Liver transplant is a life-saving procedure for many kinds of end-stage liver diseases. Despite of the use of protective measures such as, antimicrobial prophylaxis and vaccination, infections still represent one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality after liver transplantation. Bacteria, fungi, viruses and also parasites can cause infectious complications after liver transplantation.

In this special issue on infections in liver transplantation, submissions related to this topic are invited. Original research, quality and quantitative systematic analysis, review article, case reports pertaining on the infections in liver transplantation, in the adult or pediatric populations are welcome for submission. Topics including bacterial, viral and fungal infections are all eligible.