Organ cluster transplantation | definition of organ cluster transplantation by Medical dictionary
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.
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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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