One year of experience with extended application and modified techniques of split liver transplantation.

@article{Rogiers1996OneYO,
  title={One year of experience with extended application and modified techniques of split liver transplantation.},
  author={Xavier Rogiers and Massimo Mal{\'a}go and Karim Abdel Gawad and Friedrich Kuhlencordt and G{\"u}nter Fr{\"o}schle and Ekkehard Sturm and Martina Sterneck and Werner Dr. Pothmann and Jan Schulte am Esch and Martin M. Burdelski and Christopher Broelsch},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1996},
  volume={61 7},
  pages={
          1059-61
        }
}
As organ donation rates decreased in Europe, the authors started a systematic approach of liver splitting in their center in 1994. During this 1-year experience, 73 cadaveric liver transplantations were performed in 66 patients. Sixteen of these transplantations were the result of split-liver transplantation (21.9% of grafts, 24.2% of patients). Patient and graft survival rates at 3 months were 81.2% and 75%, compared with 89.1% and 76.9 % for whole organs. Two modified techniques were… CONTINUE READING
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