Hybrid procedure in living donor liver transplantation.

@article{Soyama2015HybridPI,
  title={Hybrid procedure in living donor liver transplantation.},
  author={Akihiko Soyama and Mistuhisa Takatsuki and Masaaki Hidaka and Tomohiko Adachi and Amane Kitasato and Akira Kinoshita and Koji Natsuda and Zhassulan Baimakhanov and Tamotsu Kuroki and Susumu Eguchi},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2015},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={679-82}
}
BACKGROUND We have previously reported a hybrid procedure that uses a combination of laparoscopic mobilization of the liver and subsequent hepatectomy under direct vision in living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). We present the details of this hybrid procedure and the outcomes of the procedure. METHODS Between January 1997 and August 2014, 204 LDLTs were performed at Nagasaki University Hospital. Among them, 67 recent donors underwent hybrid donor hepatectomy. Forty-one donors underwent… CONTINUE READING

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The hybrid procedure for LDLT recipients was indicated only for selected cases with atrophic liver cirrhosis without a history of upper abdominal surgery , significant retroperitoneal collateral vessels , or hypertrophic change of the liver ( n = 29 ) .
The hybrid procedure for LDLT recipients was indicated only for selected cases with atrophic liver cirrhosis without a history of upper abdominal surgery , significant retroperitoneal collateral vessels , or hypertrophic change of the liver ( n = 29 ) .
Forty - one donors underwent left hemihepatectomy , 25 underwent right hemihepatectomy , and 1 underwent posterior sectionectomy .
Forty - one donors underwent left hemihepatectomy , 25 underwent right hemihepatectomy , and 1 underwent posterior sectionectomy .
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