Surgical innovations in pediatric liver transplantation: Reduced-size, split, and living-related transplantation

Thomas G. Heffron, Salvatore Gruttadauria, Osveldi Campi, Jaime Martin Cavanna, Todd Pillen

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Abstract

The driving force for surgical innovations in pediatric liver transplantation has been a shortage of donors for the small pediatric patient. The history of reduced-size and split living transplantation is reviewed along with evolving surgical trends and new innovations to treat these small children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)104-111
Number of pages8
JournalProblems in General Surgery
Volume15
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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