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Issues in Management of Small for Size Syndrome in Live Donor Liver Transplantation

  • A. S. Soin
  • P. Balachandran
  • V. Raut
Chapter
Part of the GI Surgery Annual book series (GISA, volume 22)

Abstract

Adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) has gained widespread acceptance. LDLT grafts are from well-selected donors and less likely than deceased donor grafts to suffer from reperfusion injury. However, smaller grafts might have a deleterious effect on outcomes in heavy recipients. Most transplant centres currently follow the rule of a graft-to-recipient weight ratio (GRWR) >0.8 or a graft weight (GW)/standard liver volume (SLV) ratio >40 % [1–4].

Keywords

Living Donor Liver Transplantation Portal Pressure Middle Hepatic Vein Portal Flow Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Soin
    • 1
  • P. Balachandran
    • 1
  • V. Raut
    • 1
  1. 1.Medanta Liver InstituteMedanta-The MedicityGurgaonIndia

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