Liver transplant

Living donor left lateral hepatectomy

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  • Case Scenario

    • The donor was a 37 year old man.
    • The graft will consist of segments II and III, and a portion of segment IV, leaving in the donor the caudate lobe, middle hepatic vein, and most of segment IV.
    • The transection plane will extend from the groove between the middle and left hepatic veins, and course approximately 1 centimetre to the right of the falciform ligament, staying medial to the gall bladder fossa.
    • The graft volume was carefully calculated to be adequate for the intended pediatric recipient, while maintaing safety for the donor.
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