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Video-assisted living donor hemihepatectomy through a 12-cm incision for adult-to-adult liver transplantation.

Authors
  • Kurosaki, Isao
  • Yamamoto, Satoshi
  • Kitami, Chie
  • Yokoyama, Naoyuki
  • Nakatsuka, Hideki
  • Kobayashi, Takashi
  • Watanabe, Takaoki
  • Oya, Hiroshi
  • Sato, Yoshinobu
  • Hatakeyama, Katsuyoshi
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
May 01, 2006
Volume
139
Issue
5
Pages
695–703
Identifiers
PMID: 16701104
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We have shown a new method of VADH through a 12-cm laparotomy for adult-to-adult LRLT. This technique is as feasible as standard open donor hepatectomy, with less pain and with improved postoperative symptoms.

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