orthotopic liver transplantation


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orthotopic liver transplantation

Etymology: Gk, ortho, straight, topos, place
a graft of liver tissue occurring at its natural place or on the proper part of the body.
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Effects of ischemic postconditioning on reperfusion injury in rat liver grafts after orthotopic liver transplantation," Hepatology Research, vol.
Electroconvulsive therapy for severe major depressive disorder after orthotopic liver transplantation.
Biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantation with choledochocholedochostomy anastomosis: endoscopic findings and results of therapy.
Orthotopic liver transplantation for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma complicated by portal vein tumor thrombi.
Outcome of patients undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation with elderly donors (over 60 years).
Treatment of hepatic artery thrombosis after orthotopic liver transplantation.
Ex-vivo gene therapy could provide an interesting alternative to orthotopic liver transplantation (LT) for treating metabolic-liver diseases, but the therapeutic efficiency of die method is hampered by the limited amount of auto-transplantable cells.
Tissue autoantibodies have been negative in most cases; however, these patients usually fail to respond to orthotopic liver transplantation compared with other types of GCH found in children and have a high rate of GCH recurrence in the transplanted liver.
Orthotopic liver transplantation has been used in both adult and in pediatric mushroom poisonings with success.