Technical Aspects of Orthotopic Liver Transplantation-a Survey-Based Study Within the Eurotransplant, Swisstransplant, Scandiatransplant, and British Transplantation Society Networks.

Affiliation

Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen, 52074, Germany. [Email]

Abstract

Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) has emerged as the mainstay of treatment for end-stage liver disease. However, technical aspects of OLT are still subject of ongoing debate and are widely based on personal experience and local institutional protocols.

Keywords

Abdominal drain,Liver transplantation,Piggy-back,Reperfusion,Survey,