Supportive therapy for liver transplantation

  • D. E. F. Newton
  • H. Wesenhagen

Abstract

Transplantation of the liver in man has been a practical possibility for over fifteen years. Problems of tissue matching and rejection are significantly less than those found in renal transplantation [1]. The principal stumbling block is the technical complexity of the operation. Not only is the surgical procedure difficult and time consuming [2], but the perioperative management of the patients by the anaesthetic team requires considerable resources of manpower, equipment and laboratory facilities.

Keywords

Permeability Catheter Albumin Lactate Bicarbonate 

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  • D. E. F. Newton
  • H. Wesenhagen

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