Liver regeneration in donors and adult recipients after living donor liver transplantation.

@article{Haga2008LiverRI,
  title={Liver regeneration in donors and adult recipients after living donor liver transplantation.},
  author={Junko Haga and Motohide Shimazu and G O Wakabayashi and Minoru Tanabe and Shigeyuki Kawachi and Yasushi Fuchimoto and Ken Hoshino and Yasuhide Morikawa and Masaki Kitajima and Yuko Kitagawa},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 12},
  pages={1718-24}
}
In living donor liver transplantation, the safety of the donor operation is the highest priority. The introduction of the right lobe graft was late because of concerns about donor safety. We investigated donor liver regeneration by the types of resected segments as well as recipients to assess that appropriate regeneration was occurring. Eighty-seven donors were classified into 3 groups: left lateral section donors, left lobe donors, and right lobe donors. Forty-seven adult recipients were… CONTINUE READING

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