Aimed at the trainee surgeon and experienced transplant surgeon, this compendium on split-liver grafting contains articles written by faculty members of the first International Course on Split-Liver Transplantation. It covers the main aspects of the field and is geared towards helping surgeons select the best surgical techniques as well as identifying the pitfalls. The text features detailed instructions on the various procedures as well as an overview of the area.
|Publisher:||Springer-Verlag New York, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)|
Table of Contents1.1 History of split liver transplantation.- 1.2 Split liver transplantation: what has been done and where is the need.- 1.3 Logistic aspects and procedures in split liver transplantation.- 1.4 Allocation policies, logistics, and resource demands of living-related donor and split liver grafts: the American experience.- 2.1 Anatomy of the liver.- 2.2 Consequences of anatomy for the split liver surgeon.- 2.3 Which liver is splitable?.- 3.1 The Paris technique.- 3.2 Technique for ex situ cadaveric liver graft division.- 3.3 Technique of left-lateral in situ splitting.- 3.4 In situ splitting “Full right Full left” for two adult recipients.- 4.1 How much liver does the patient need?.- 4.2 Transplantation of the right liver graft - technical aspects.- 4.3 Technique of implantation of the left graft.- 5.1 Results of ex situ split liver transplantation.- 5.2 Results of in situ splitting.- 5.3 The paradigm of split liver transplantation: a word of caution.- 5.4 Split liver transplant for two adults: initial experience at Paul Brousse Hospital.- 5.5 Split liver transplantation outlook to the future.