Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 4th, 2002
According to the team's report in the Annals of Surgery, the procedure, called auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplantation (APOLT), led to more technical complications and neurological events than warranted in a major study comparing it with standard liver transplantation.
In APOLT, only a segment of the patient's liver is removed, leaving the remainder available for attachment with...
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