Donor morbidity after living donation for liver transplantation.

@article{Ghobrial2008DonorMA,
  title={Donor morbidity after living donation for liver transplantation.},
  author={Rafik Mark Ghobrial and Chris Earl Freise and James Ford Trotter and Lan T. Tong and Akinlolu O. Ojo and Jeffrey H Fair and Robert A. Fisher and J. C. Emond and Alan J Koffron and Timothy L. Pruett and Kim M. Olthoff},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={135 2},
  pages={468-76}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Reports of complications among adult right hepatic lobe donors have been limited to single centers. The rate and severity of complications in living donors were investigated in the 9-center Adult-to-Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study (A2ALL). METHODS A retrospective observational study design was used. Participants included all potential living donors evaluated between 1998 and 2003. Complication severity was graded using the Clavien scoring system… CONTINUE READING
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