Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 17th, 2004
"Living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) using right liver grafts is now widely performed," scientists in Japan noted. "Anatomic classifications of the hepatic artery for right liver procurement, however, are limited."
In a study conducted by Y. Kishi and colleagues at the University of Tokyo, "celiac and mesenteric angiograms of 223 consecutive living donors in a single institution were evaluated.
"Details of the arterial anastomosis and results were reviewed in 72 patients who underwent primary LDLT using...
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