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Chapter 48. Abdominal Organ Transplantation

Compared to other types of kidney transplants, transplants from donors after cardiac death have

A. Comparable rates of delayed graft function and graft survival

B. Higher rates of delayed graft function with comparable rates of graft survival

C. Higher mortality rates

D. Higher rates of acute rejection in the immediate postoperative period

The correct answer is B. Higher rates of delayed graft function with comparable rates of graft survival

Compared to other types of liver transplants, transplants from donors after cardiac death have

A. Higher rates of acute rejection in the immediate postoperative period

B. Higher rates of nonanastomotic biliary stricture and graft loss

C. Higher rates of biliary anastomotic stenosis with comparable rates of graft loss

D. Lower rates of mortality

The correct answer is B. Higher rates of nonanastomotic biliary stricture and graft loss

Since 2010, there has been a 277% increase in deceased donor renal transplantation due to

A. Increased efforts to promote organ donation in the public

B. Outreach at the hospital level after trauma

C. Opioid overdoses

D. Paired organ donation

The correct answer is C. Opioid overdoses

Venovenous bypass during liver transplantation requires a bypass between which of the following vessels

A. Superior mesenteric vein, common iliac vein, left axillary vein

B. Superior mesenteric vein, splenic vein, left axillary vein

C. Portal vein, inferior vena cava, left brachial vein

D. Portal vein, femoral vein, and left axillary vein

The correct answer is D. Portal vein, femoral vein, and left axillary vein

Alemtuzumab has not been widely accepted as an induction agent for immunosuppression due to

A. Higher rate of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder in Epstein-Barr virus–seronegative patients

B. Inconclusive long-term ability to prevent acute rejection

C. Higher rates of short-term acute rejection

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