Liver transplantation without abdominal drainage.

  title={Liver transplantation without abdominal drainage.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Fern{\'a}ndez-Aguilar and Miguel Angel Su{\'a}rez-Mu{\~n}oz and Belinda S{\'a}nchez-P{\'e}rez and E Gamez Cordoba and Y Pulido Roa and J M Aranda Narv{\'a}ez and Antonio P{\'e}rez Daga and Custodia Montiel Casado and Antonio Gonz{\'a}lez S{\'a}nchez and Julio Santoyo Santoyo},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  volume={44 9},
This observational cohort compared 70 consecutive liver transplantations (OLT) with no intra-abdominal drain and 70 control subjects C with an intra-abdominal drain who were operated immediately prior to them. We sought to assess the impact of abdominal drainage on the diagnosis and prevention of early postoperative complications of hemoperitoneum, reinterventions, biliary leaks or percutaneous drainage. We assessed variables related to the recipient (age, indication, pretransplant ascites… CONTINUE READING


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