Adult living donor liver transplantation using a right hepatic lobe.

@article{Wachs1998AdultLD,
  title={Adult living donor liver transplantation using a right hepatic lobe.},
  author={Michael E Wachs and Thomas E Bak and Frederick M. Karrer and Gregory T. Everson and Roshan Prasad Shrestha and Thomas E Trouillot and Mercedes Susan Mandell and Terri Steinberg and Igal Kam},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1998},
  volume={66 10},
  pages={1313-6}
}
BACKGROUND Living donor liver transplantation has gained wide acceptance as an alternative for children with end-stage liver disease. The standard left lateral segment used in this operation does not provide adequate parenchymal mass to broaden its application to larger children or adults. METHODS We report two cases of adult to adult living donor liver transplantation using a right hepatic lobe in patients with chronic liver disease. RESULTS Both recipients experienced excellent initial… CONTINUE READING

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