Microsurgery In Liver Research

Orthotopic and Heterotopic Liver Transplantation

Author(s): Lorente Lorente, Maria Angeles Aller and Jaime Arias

Pp: 168-198 (31)

DOI: 10.2174/978160805068010901010168

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


The different methods to achieve an effective liver preservation by simple cold storage are described in this chapter. Furthermore, the most used techniques of orthotopic and heterotopic liver transplantation as well as the postoperative complications, among which ischemiareperfusion injury and rejection stand out, are explained as well.

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