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    Zeitschrift fur…
    1996

Transplantation of complete and split liver grafts for patients with fulminant hepatic failure.

@article{Sterneck1996TransplantationOC,
  title={Transplantation of complete and split liver grafts for patients with fulminant hepatic failure.},
  author={Martina Sterneck and L. C. Fischer and Peter Buggisch and Massimo Mal{\'a}go and Xavier Rogiers and Martin M. Burdelski and Heiner Greten and Christoph Erich Broelsch},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={
          795-800
        }
}
Fulminant hepatic failure is associated with considerable mortality under conservative management. The aim of this study was to assess applicability and outcome of liver transplantation using cadaveric and living donated grafts in patients with fulminant hepatic failure. 42 patients presenting with fulminant hepatic failure between 1988 and 1995 were retrospectively analyzed. 37 (88%) met the indication criteria for liver transplantation. 22 patients underwent orthotopic liver transplantation… CONTINUE READING