Donor risk in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation: impact of left lobe graft.

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BACKGROUND To ensure donor safety in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation, we established a selection criterion for donors in which left lobe (LL) was the first choice of graft. METHODS Two hundred six consecutive donors were retrospectively studied. Donors were divided into two groups according to graft type: LL graft (n=137) and right lobe… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TP.0b013e3181943d46

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@article{Taketomi2009DonorRI, title={Donor risk in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation: impact of left lobe graft.}, author={Akinobu Taketomi and Hiroto Kayashima and Yuji Soejima and Tomoharu Yoshizumi and Hideaki Uchiyama and Toru Ikegami and Yoichi Yamashita and Noboru Harada and Mitsuo Shimada and Yoshihiko Maehara}, journal={Transplantation}, year={2009}, volume={87 3}, pages={445-50} }