Evaluation of potential liver donors: limits imposed by donor variables in liver transplantation.

@article{Rull2003EvaluationOP,
  title={Evaluation of potential liver donors: limits imposed by donor variables in liver transplantation.},
  author={Ram{\'o}n Rull and O. Farrerons Vidal and Dulce Mombl{\'a}n and Francisco Xavier Gonz{\'a}lez and Miguel Angel L{\'o}pez-Boado and Josep Fuster and Lu{\'i}s Grande and Miquel Bruguera and Katiana Cabrer and Juan Carlos Garc{\'i}a-Valdecasas},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={389-93}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive value of different donor and recipient parameters that have been recognised previously as proven and to suggest prognostic factors for immediate liver function and final outcome after liver transplantation. We evaluated a total of 228 liver grafts transplanted in the last 3 years in our institution. Parameters were recorded for the donor (age, polytransfusion, atherosclerosis, presence of infection, episodes of hypoxia or hypotension, use of… CONTINUE READING
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