Liver transplantation in pigs: a model for studying reperfusion injury.


A model of orthotopic liver transplantation in pigs was developed to investigate reperfusion injury of the liver. To have direct access to the liver for organ monitoring a relaparotomy was performed 6 h after revascularization. The details of modification in anesthesia and surgical technique are given. Salient features of the technique include (1) the use… (More)


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