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Liver Transplantation

Technical Issues and Complications

Edited by Hesham Abdeldayem

Menoufia University


This book covers a wide spectrum of topics including, but not limited to, the technical issues in living and deceased donor liver transplant procedures, cell and experimental liver transplantation, and the complications of liver transplantation. Some of the very important topics, such as the arterial reconstruction in living donor liver transplantation, biliary complications, and the post-transplant-lymphoprolifrative disorders (PTLD), have been covered in more than one chapter.

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Liver TransplantationTechnical Issues and ComplicationsEdited by Hesham Abdeldayem

Published: February 10th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2469

ISBN: 978-953-51-0015-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6799-0

Copyright year: 2012

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83050 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Living Donor Liver Transplantation

By Hesham Abdeldayem


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2. Arterial Anastomosis in Living Donor Liver Transplantation

By Mirela Patricia Sîrbu Boeți, Brasoveanu Vladislav, Sadiq Shoaib and Irinel Popescu


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3. Microvascular Hepatic Artery Reconstruction in Living Donor Liver Transplantation

By Hideaki Uchiyama, Ken Shirabe, Akinobu Taketomi, Yuji Soejima, Tomoharu Yoshizumi, Toru Ikegami, Noboru Harada, Hiroto Kayashima and Yoshihiko Maehara


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4. Small-for-Size Syndrome After Living Donor Liver Transplantation

By Yuzo Umeda


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5. Vascular and Biliary Anastomoses in Deceased Donor Orthotopic Liver Transplantation

By Vandad Raofi, Steven Cohn, Julie Koffron and Alan Koffron


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6. The Routinely Use of “Piggyback” Technique in Adult Orthotopic Liver Transplantation

By Luis Herrera, Federico Castillo, Marcos Gomez, Gonzalo Gutierrez, Roberto F. Santiago, Juan Carlos R. Sanjuan, Elena G. Somacarrera, Antonio L. Useros, Monica G. Noriega, Fernando Casafont, Francisco Gonzalez and Manuel G. Fleitas


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7. Cell Transplantation: A Possible Alternative to Orthotopic Liver Transplant (OLT)

By Kristen Skvorak, Roberto Gramignoli, Marc Hansel, Suleyman Uraz, Veysel Tahan, Kenneth Dorko, Fabio Marongiu and Stephen Strom


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8. Experimental Liver Transplantation

By Mirela Patricia Sîrbu Boeți, Sadiq Shoaib, Alaa Elshorbagy, Cătălin Iulian Efrimescu and Irinel Popescu


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9. Biliary Complications After Liver Transplantation

By Julius Spicak and Renata Bartakova


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10. Biliary Complications in Liver Transplantation

By Ilka Boin, Fernando Romani De Araujo, Elaine Ataide, Anaisa Portes Ramos and Ciro Montes


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11. Ischemic Type Biliary Lesions

By Dennis Eurich, Daniel Seehofer and Peter Neuhaus


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12. Minimal Invasive (Endovascular and Percutaneous) Treatment of Post Liver Transplantation Complications in Pediatrics

By Ghazwan Kroma, Jorge Lopera and Rajeev Suri


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13. Renal Dysfunction and Liver Transplantation

By Naglaa Allam


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14. Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders After Liver Transplantation

By Dario Marino, Savina Aversa, Silvia Stragliotto , Fabio Canova and Caterina Boso


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15. Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease – PTLD

By Julio Wiederkehr and Barbara Wiederkehr


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16. Metabolic Syndrome After Liver Transplantation

By Rocío González-Grande, Miguel Jiménez-Pérez, Ana Belén Sáez-Gómez and Juan Miguel Rodrigo-López


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17. Autoimmune Hepatitis After Liver Transplantation

By Pierpaolo Di Cocco, Giuseppe Orlando, Katia Clemente, Lauren Corona, Vinicio Rizza, Linda De Luca, Maurizio DAngelo, Federica Delreno, Francesco Pisani and Antonio Famulari


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18. Bone Disease After Organ Transplantation with Special Regard of Post Transplantation-Osteoporosis After Liver Transplantation

By Daniel Kaemmerer and Gabriele Lehmann


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19. Betaherpesviruses in Adult Liver Transplant Recipients

By Ronaldo Thomasini, Fernanda Costa, Ana Sampaio, Sandra Bonon, Paula Andrade, Ilka Boin, Fabiana Pereira and Sandra Cecília Botelho Costa


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20. Donor-Derived Infectious Complications and Disease Transmission

By Kun-Ming Chan and Wei-Chen Lee


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21. Physiotherapy in Liver Transplantation

By Meric Senduran and Ufuk Yurdalan


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