Choice of surgical technique influences perioperative outcomes in liver transplantation.

@article{ShokouhAmiri2000ChoiceOS,
  title={Choice of surgical technique influences perioperative outcomes in liver transplantation.},
  author={M Hosein Shokouh-Amiri and A. Osama Gaber and W A Bagous and Hani P. Grewal and Donna K Hathaway and S. Vera and Robert J Stratta and T N Bagous and Tarik Kizilisik},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={231 6},
  pages={814-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine how the choice of surgical technique influenced perioperative outcomes in liver transplantation. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The standard technique of orthotopic liver transplantation with venovenous bypass (VVB) is commonly used to facilitate hemodynamic stability. However, this traditional procedure is associated with unique complications that can be avoided by using the technique of liver resection without caval excision (the piggyback technique). METHODS A prospective… CONTINUE READING

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