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Technical aspects for live-donor organ procurement for liver, kidney, pancreas, and intestine. Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2015 Apr;20(2):133-9

Date

02/20/2015

Pubmed ID

25695592

DOI

10.1097/MOT.0000000000000181

Scopus ID

2-s2.0-84938850874   2 Citations

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article reviews current strategies for living-donor organ procurement in liver, kidney, pancreas, and intestinal transplant.

RECENT FINDINGS: Here we summarize current open and laparoscopic approaches to living donation of abdominal organs.

SUMMARY: Living donation strategies expand the organ pool in the setting of a significant organ shortage.

Author List

Kim J, Zimmerman MA

Authors

Joohyun Kim MD, PhD Associate Professor in the Surgery department at Medical College of Wisconsin
Michael A. Zimmerman MD, FACS Professor in the Surgery department at Medical College of Wisconsin




MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Heart Arrest
Humans
Liver
Living Donors
Organ Transplantation
Tissue and Organ Procurement
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