Ex situ splitting of the liver: the versatile Paul Brousse technique.

Abstract

Split liver transplantation was introduced to alleviate the organ shortage. Comparable morbidity, graft, and patient survival rates have been reported with the use of either split or whole liver for transplantation. This article gives a detailed illustrated report of our splitting technique. Alternative techniques are also discussed. Both techniques of in… (More)

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@article{Azoulay2001ExSS, title={Ex situ splitting of the liver: the versatile Paul Brousse technique.}, author={Daniel Azoulay and Guillermo Mar{\'i}n-Hargreaves and Denis Castaing and Henri Bismuth}, journal={Archives of surgery}, year={2001}, volume={136 8}, pages={956-61} }