Preoperative imaging in adult-to-adult living related liver transplant donors: what surgeons want to know.

@article{Limanond2004PreoperativeII,
  title={Preoperative imaging in adult-to-adult living related liver transplant donors: what surgeons want to know.},
  author={Piyaporn Limanond and Steven S. Raman and Rafik Mark Ghobrial and Ronald W Busuttil and Sammy Saab and David S. K. Lu},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={149-57}
}
Because of an overwhelming demand for cadaveric livers in the United States that far outstrips supply, living related liver transplantation is increasingly being performed to help treat a cohort of patients with severe end-stage liver disease. This procedure demands careful preoperative evaluation to minimize morbidity to the healthy donor and recipient, however. As a part of the workup, radiologic assessment of the donor hepatic vascular and biliary anatomy, hepatic volume, and hepatic… CONTINUE READING
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