Orthotopic and Heterotopic Liver Transplantation
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Lorente Lorente, Maria Angeles Aller and Jaime Arias
The different methods to achieve an effective liver preservation by simple cold storage
are described in this chapter. Furthermore, the most used techniques of orthotopic and heterotopic
liver transplantation as well as the postoperative complications, among which ischemiareperfusion
injury and rejection stand out, are explained as well.
Surgery I Department, School of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid. Madrid. Spain.