Sonographic differences in venous return between piggyback versus caval interposition in adult liver transplantations.

Abstract

UNLABELLED The piggyback technique (PT) is being used more frequently than caval interposition (CI) in adult orthotopic liver transplants (OLT). It is unclear whether PT alters venous return compared with CI, therefore leading to postoperative complications. The aim of our study was to analyze our experience with PT and CI by comparing ultrasound results of… (More)

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