Operational tolerance after liver transplantation, more common than we think: a case report

Carlos Benítez, Juan Pablo Arancibia, Marco Arrese, Alejandro Soza, Pilar Domínguez, Nicolás Jarufe, Jorge Martínez, Rosa María Pérez-Ayuso
Annals of Hepatology  
Operational tolerance after liver transplantation has been described in around 20% of the recipients. These patients are able to maintain a normal graft function in the absence of immunosuppressive drugs, thus being free of adverse effects that are common and frequently severe. Here we present a well-documented case of operational tolerance after liver transplantation and discuss current concepts on this topic with emphasis on recent findings that will potentially allow for identifying
more » ... dentifying graft-tolerant patients.
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