Living related liver transplantation in adults: first year experience at the University of Liège.

@article{Detry2004LivingRL,
  title={Living related liver transplantation in adults: first year experience at the University of Li{\`e}ge.},
  author={Olivier Detry and Arnaud de Roover and Jean Delwaide and Claudia Coimbra and Abdourahamane Kaba and J Haven Joris and Pierre Damas and Michel Meurisse and Pierre D Honor{\'e}},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Belgica},
  year={2004},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={
          166-71
        }
}
Living related liver transplantation (LRLT) in adult recipients has been recently developed to overcome the organ donor shortage, but LRLT leaves the healthy donors at risk of serious post-operative complications, or even death. The aim of this paper is to report the prospective evaluation of the initial experience of adult LRLT at the University of Liège. From March 2002 till March 2003, in a consecutive series of 35 adult liver transplantations, five recipients (mean age: 51 years) underwent… CONTINUE READING
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