Liver transplant using a severely lacerated graft treated by arterial embolization.

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Organ shortages present a problem for liver transplant. Use of traumatized livers could be a way of expanding the donor pool. We report the case of a liver transplant we did in which we used a deeply lacerated liver obtained from a donor, previously treated with a super-selective embolization of segment VI-VII arterial branches to control bleeding. At the… (More)
DOI: 10.6002/ect.2012.0185

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@article{Lai2013LiverTU, title={Liver transplant using a severely lacerated graft treated by arterial embolization.}, author={Quirino Lai and Stefano Ferretti and Massimo Rossi and Pasquale Bartolomeo Berloco}, journal={Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation}, year={2013}, volume={11 4}, pages={364-6} }