Orthotopic Segmental Small-Intestinal Transplantation in the Dog
Small intestine for total small-intestinal allografts can only be obtained from cadaveric donation, and graft-vs-host disease is liable to be a major problem in the recipient. Segmental small-intestinal allografts do not induce graft-vs-host disease and can be taken from living or dead donors.
KeywordsCadaveric Donation Intestinal Transplantation Intestinal Continuity Dead Donor Intestinal Volvulus
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