Gore-Tex jump graft for portal vein thrombosis following living donor liver transplantation

Koji Hashimoto, Mitsuo Shimada, Taketoshi Suehiro, Yuji Soejima, Ryosuke Minagawa, Shoji Hiroshige, Satoko Shiotani, Mizuki Ninomiya, Noboru Harada, Kimihiro Komori, Keizo Sugimachi

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿学術誌査読

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Portal vein thrombosis is a rare surgical complication following liver transplantation, which remains a cause of graft loss and death. We describe here the treatment of portal vein thrombosis following living donor liver transplantation using an extended left lobe graft. The patient was treated with a Gore-Tex vascular jump graft extra-anatomically interposed between the recipient superior mesenteric vein and the donor umbilical vein. This technique allowed the hepatic hilum to be left untouched and supplied suitable blood flow to the hepatic allograft. Our experience suggests that this innovative technical solution can be helpful in the effort to rescue cases of hepatic allograft with vascular complications.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)1146-1148
ページ数3
ジャーナルHepato-gastroenterology
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出版ステータス出版済み - 7月 2003

!!!All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 肝臓学
  • 消化器病学

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