A Review of inflammatory bowel disease in the setting of liver transplantation

Veena Nannegari, Saenz Roque, David T. Rubin*, Rodrigo Quera

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Although inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) rarely arises in the setting of solid organ transplantation, IBD has a higher incidence in this setting than in the general population and poses challenging management issues. The most common association is hepatic orthotopic transplant for primary sclerosing cholangitis. This article discusses IBD in the setting of liver transplantation, including both the development of de novo IBD and the evolution of preexisting IBD posttransplant, as well as management considerations in addressing colorectal cancer risk in this patient population.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)626-630
Number of pages5
JournalGastroenterology and Hepatology
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2014


  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Liver transplantation
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis


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