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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 568-571
Massive Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Intestinal Perforation in a Renal Transplant Recipient: A Case Report

Renal Transplant Center, Medical City Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq

Correspondence Address:
Omar S Khattab
General and Transplant Surgeon, Renal Transplant Center, Medical City, Teaching Hospital, P.O. Box: 19503 Baghdad
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Gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage is a problem, the management of which needs the right decision at the right time and close cooperation between physicians and surgeons. We herewith report a renal transplant recipient who developed severe GI bleed and intestinal perforations seven months after renal transplantation. Despite extensive investigations, the exact cause of the problem could not be identified.

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