Reduction in bile leaks following adult split liver transplant using a fibrin-collagen sponge: A pilot study

Luca Toti, Magdy Attia, Tommaso Maria Manzia, Ilaria Lenci, Bridget Gunson, John A C Buckels, Darius F Mirza, A David Mayer, Simon R Bramhall, Stephen J Wigmore

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Abstract

Bile leaks are a frequent complication of adult split liver transplantation. We compared surgical complications in patients who had the cut surface of the donor liver treated with a patch to those in whom the cut surface of the liver was treated with fibrin glue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)205-9
Number of pages5
JournalDigestive and Liver Disease
Volume42
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Bile leak
  • Fibrin sponge
  • Split liver transplantation
  • TachoSil®

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