Session III: Living Donor Transplantation in Adults
Living donor liver transplantation in adults: Outcome in Europe
Article first published online: 30 DEC 2003
Copyright © 2000 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Supplement: Advances and Controversies in Liver Transplantation
Volume 6, Issue Supplement 6B, pages s64–s65, November 2000
How to Cite
Broelsch, C. E., Malagó, M., Testa, G. and Gamazo, C. V. (2000), Living donor liver transplantation in adults: Outcome in Europe. Liver Transpl, 6: s64–s65. doi: 10.1053/jlts.2000.19015
- Issue published online: 30 DEC 2003
- Article first published online: 30 DEC 2003
1. Eleven European centers have performed 228 living donor liver transplants (LDLT): 105 in children and 123 in adults.
2. Right lobe donation was used in 111 of 123 adult cases (90%).
3. There was 1 donor death (∼0.8%), and 17.8% of donors experienced significant complications.
4. Eighty-six percent of recipients and 83% of grafts survived. Biliary complications occurred in 14.6%.