Omental Flap for Hepatic Artery Coverage During Liver Transplantation

  title={Omental Flap for Hepatic Artery Coverage During Liver Transplantation},
  author={F. Panaro and Hassan Bouyabrine and J F Carabalona and St{\'e}phanie Nougaret and Boris Jung and Georges Philippe Pageaux and Francis Navarro},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
In 1994, a technique of omental flap interposition to cover the celiac and mesenteric vessels after pancreaticoduodenectomy was described. It aimed to isolate the pancreatic anastomosis from the vessels dissected during pancreaticoduodenectomy. In liver transplantation (LT), the omental flap was initially used to reduce the risk of hepatic artery (HA… CONTINUE READING