organ cluster transplantation

The transplantation of three or more abdominal organs en bloc, namely the liver together with the pancreatoduodenal complex, the stomach as well as the small bowel with/without the right hemicolon. Multivisceral transplantation is most often used in primary malignancies of the bile tract, duodenum, or stomach with secondary liver involvement.

organ cluster transplantation

Surgery A procedure used in 1º malignancies of the bile tract, duodenum, or stomach with 2º liver involvement. Cf Heroic surgery.
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