Effects of Hemi-Portocaval Shunts For Inflow Modulation on the Outcome of Small-for-Size Grafts in Living Donor Liver Transplantation
It is concluded that drastic reduction of PVF by means of HPCS improves overall patient and graft survival by averting the occurrence of SFSS. Graft inflow modulation through HPCS reduces the risk of complications when transplanting SFSG in adult recipients.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of General Surgery, Division of Hepato-Biliary and Transplantation Surgery 2: Radiology 3: Internal Medicine 4: Center for Medical Statistics 5: Hepato-Gastroenterology, Ghent University Hospital Medical School, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Publication date: June 1, 2005