Feasibility of using the graft's umbilical vein as a patch graft for hepatic vein reconstruction in pediatric living donor liver transplantation.


A 5-month-old male (body weight, 9.4 kg) underwent living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) for ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency arising out of several episodes of hyperammonemia refractory to the medical management. The recipient’s hepatectomy was uneventfully performed by retaining the inferior vena cava (IVC), and a reduced left lateral segment… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1432-2277.2009.00953.x


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