Chapter 25. Donor Evaluation, Surgical Technique and Perioperative Management

  1. Richard N. Fine MD Dean Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics4,
  2. Steven A. Webber MBChB, MRCP Professor of Pediatrics5,
  3. Kim M. Olthoff MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director6,
  4. Deirdre A. Kelly MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPCH Professor of Paediatric Hepatology7 and
  5. William E. Harmon MD Professor of Pediatrics8
  1. Jean C. Emond MD1,
  2. Steven J. Lobritto MD Medical Director Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine2,3 and
  3. Dominique Jan MD Professor of Clinical Surgery3

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch25

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Emond, J. C., Lobritto, S. J. and Jan, D. (2007) Donor Evaluation, Surgical Technique and Perioperative Management, in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition (eds R. N. Fine, S. A. Webber, K. M. Olthoff, D. A. Kelly and W. E. Harmon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 11794-8111, USA

  2. 5

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  3. 6

    Liver Transplant Program, University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2 Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  4. 7

    The Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK

  5. 8

    Division of Nephrology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunn-319, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Thomas S. Zimmer Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, Columbia University, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Pediatric Liver Transplantation, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Surgery, Columbia University, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124072

Online ISBN: 9781444312720

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Keywords:

  • practice of split liver transplantation (SLT);
  • living donors;
  • graft assessment;
  • cadaveric procurement;
  • standard caval reconstruction;
  • Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy;
  • chronic cholestatic liver disease;
  • metabolic liver disease;
  • elevated aminotransferases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Donor Selection

  • Surgical Procedures for Donor and Recipient

  • Postoperative Care

  • Operative Factors Affecting Post-Transplant Care

  • References