Live donor liver transplantation in adults.

@article{Fan2006LiveDL,
  title={Live donor liver transplantation in adults.},
  author={Sheung Tat Fan},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2006},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={723-32}
}
Live donor liver transplantation (LDLT) was initiated in 1988 for children recipients. Its application to adult recipients was limited by graft size until the first right liver LDLT was performed in Hong Kong in 1996. Since then, right liver graft has become the major graft type. Despite rapid adoption of LDLT by many centers, many controversies on donor selection, indications, techniques, and ethics exist. With the recent known 11 donor deaths around the world, transplant surgeons are even… CONTINUE READING

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