Peritoneal Patch for an Occluded Venous Conduit of a Right Lobe During a Living-Donor Liver Transplant.

@article{Kayaalp2015PeritonealPF,
  title={Peritoneal Patch for an Occluded Venous Conduit of a Right Lobe During a Living-Donor Liver Transplant.},
  author={Cuneyt Kayaalp and Parviz Abbasov and Mehmet Zafer Sabuncuoglu and Abdul Hamid Alam and Sezai Yilmaz},
  journal={Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={2015},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={365-8}
}
Drainage of segments V and VIII venous tributaries usually is mandatory to avoid congestion of the anterior segment of right lobe during a living-donor liver transplant. Extension of the venous tributaries to the vena cava can be done with several vascular materials. Here, we describe using an 8 × 3 cm vascular patch from the peritoneum over the venous conduit (which had become kinked) that drained segments V and VIII veins. Peritoneal reconstruction worked well during the early postoperative… CONTINUE READING
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