Worth continuing doing ex situ liver graft splitting? A single-center analysis.

Grafts for split liver transplantation can be prepared in situ during the retrieval operation, or ex situ on the back table. The in situ technique has theoretical advantages because it minimizes the cold ischemic time and allows excellent hemostasis at the cut surface. However, in situ liver division prolongs the retrieval procedure, may precipitate… CONTINUE READING