Liver splitting and living donor techniques.

  title={Liver splitting and living donor techniques.},
  author={Massimo Mal{\'a}go and Xavier Rogiers and Christoph Erich Broelsch},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  volume={53 4},
Split liver transplantation (SLT) and living related transplantation (LRT) have been developed following advancements in liver surgery. In experienced hands they can yield results comparable to full organ liver transplantation. They are today a reality which has to be implemented and used more widely. LRT is the best procedure available and should be the method of choice despite the high success of SLT. Any method safely enlarging the pool of donors has to be utilized, especially in view of the… CONTINUE READING

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