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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The predictive value of donor liver biopsies on the development of primary nonfunction after orthotopic liver transplantation.
However, there are other reports in which the cases were unresponsive to immunosuppressive therapies and required orthotopic liver transplantation.
However, the literature regarding surgical outcomes in patients undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation with underlying CAD is sparse.
Comorbidities of alcoholic liver disease that affect outcome of orthotopic liver transplantation.
Reversible cerebral perfusion abnormalities associated with cyclosporine therapy in orthotopic liver transplantation.
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent-shunt (TIPSS) insertion as a prelude to orthotopic liver transplantation in patients with severe portal hypertension.
Morbidity and mortality associated with large-bore percutaneous venovenous bypass cannulation for 312 orthotopic liver transplantations.
Orthotopic liver transplantation has resulted in improved patient outcome because metabolic sequelae, such as cardiomyopathy and skeletal myopathy, have not developed in most cases.
Because of persistent liver cell failure and ascitis, the patient underwent orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) in January 1996.
The histologic grade of hepatocellular carcinoma has a significant effect on a patient's survival after treatment with orthotopic liver transplantation, according to a researchers at the University of Miami School of Medicine in Florida.
Short-term induction therapy with anti-thymocyte globulin and delayed use of calcineurin inhibitors in orthotopic liver transplantation.
Orthotopic liver transplantation may also be considered for patients with severe disease.