Veno-venous bypass without systemic anticoagulation for transplantation of the human liver

B. P. Griffith, B. W. Shaw, R. L. Hardesty, S. Iwatsuki, H. T. Bahnson, T. E. Starzl

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Abstract

A technique of veno-venous bypass without heparin has been developed for use during the anhepatic phase of transplantation of the liver. With this method, the ability to compress the temporarily obstructed vena caval and portal venous systems has made hepatic transplantation an easier procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)270-272
Number of pages3
JournalSurgery Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume160
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Griffith, B. P., Shaw, B. W., Hardesty, R. L., Iwatsuki, S., Bahnson, H. T., & Starzl, T. E. (1985). Veno-venous bypass without systemic anticoagulation for transplantation of the human liver. Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics, 160(3), 270-272.