Living-Donor Liver Transplantation with the Left Lobe

  • Yasuhiko SugawaraEmail author
Part of the Springer Surgery Atlas Series book series (SPRISURGERY)


An inverted, T-shaped incision is made, and the abdominal cavity is opened. After the exploration, cholecystectomy and intraoperative cholangiography are performed. The cholangiogram will guide the division of the bile duct in the latter stages of the operation.


Parenchymal transection Venous outflow reconstruction Biliary tree anastomosis Short hepatic vein dissection 


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    Sugawara Y, Makuuchi M, Kaneko J, et al. Correlation between optimal tacrolimus doses and the graft weight in living donor liver transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2002;16:102–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Transplantation/Pediatric Surgery, Postgraduate School of ScienceKumamoto UniversityKumamotoJapan

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