Liver Transplantation Using Donation After Cardiac Death Donors: Long‐Term Follow‐Up from a Single Center

@article{Vera2009LiverTU,
  title={Liver Transplantation Using Donation After Cardiac Death Donors: Long‐Term Follow‐Up from a Single Center},
  author={M. D. de Vera and R. L{\'o}pez-Sol{\'i}s and I. Dvorchik and S. Campos and W. Morris and A. Demetris and P. Fontes and J. Marsh},
  journal={American Journal of Transplantation},
  year={2009},
  volume={9}
}
  • M. D. de Vera, R. López-Solís, +5 authors J. Marsh
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Transplantation
  • There is a lack of universally accepted clinical parameters to guide the utilization of donation after cardiac death (DCD) donor livers and it is unclear as to which patients would benefit most from these organs. We reviewed our experience in 141 patients who underwent liver transplantation using DCD allografts from 1993 to 2007. Patient outcomes were analyzed in comparison to a matched cohort of 282 patients who received livers from donation after brain death (DBD) donors. Patient survival was… CONTINUE READING

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