Intraoperative 'no go' donor hepatectomies in living donor liver transplantation.

@article{Guba2010IntraoperativeG,
  title={Intraoperative 'no go' donor hepatectomies in living donor liver transplantation.},
  author={Markus Otto Guba and Leslie D Adcock and Cailin Macleod and Mark Cattral and Paul David Greig and G. Levy and David Grant and Korosh Khalili and Ian D. McGilvray},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={612-8}
}
Donor safety is the paramount concern of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). Although LDLT is employed worldwide, there is little data on rates and causes of 'no go' hepatectomies-patients brought to the operating room for possible donor hepatectomy whose procedure was aborted. We performed a single-center, retrospective review of all patients brought to the operating room for donor hepatectomy between October 2000 and November 2008. Of 257 right lobe donors, the donor operation was… CONTINUE READING