Domino Liver Transplant

A transplantation in which a multiorgan unit—e.g., part of the small and large intestine and liver—from (cadaveric) donor A is transplanted into patient B who has a poor GI tract, but a relatively well functioning liver, which is transplanted into patient C, who only needs the liver
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After obtaining informed consent for the surgery from both families domino liver transplant was performed.
Other possible indications listed in Domino Liver Transplant Registry are metastatic hepatic malignancy, cirrhosis secondary to hepatitis B and hepatitis C, alcoholic cirrhosis, and retransplantation.
The domino liver transplant, as it is called, first was performed in Miami, FL in 1996.
It was the third domino liver transplant completed in Japan and the first involving a liver's transportation from one facility to another.
The operation will be the third domino liver transplant in Japan and the first case in which a liver will be transported from one facility to another, said an operation team led by Masaki Kitajima, a professor of surgery at Keio University Hospital in Tokyo.
The first domino liver transplant was performed in 1995 in Portugal.
The operation was the first domino liver transplant in Japan and the first time in the world that four people were involved in the procedure, which usually involves three people.
The domino liver transplant procedure was performed for the first time in 1995 in Portugal, and has since been done dozens of times in Sweden and Germany.
The domino liver transplant procedure was performed for the first time in 1995 in Portugal and has since been done dozens of times in Sweden and Germany, with the recipients being patients with other liver diseases including cancer, they said.
In Japan, there have been four domino liver transplants in which the donor-recipient's entire liver was removed.
Domino liver transplants usually involve three people, with the original donor being brain-dead.