The role of liver transplantation in the Subacute Trauma patients

Enrique Ginzburg, David Shatz, Mauricio Lynn, Hector Pombo, Michael Diaz, Larry Martin, Alan Livingstone, M. F. Khan, Jose Nery, Andreas Tzakis

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Two case reports are presented involving complex liver traumas requiring the need for liver trans-plantation. Both of these patients were designated unsalvageable until the transplant team was consulted. It is imperative that surgeons involved with complex hepatic trauma not give up hope and include these patients as potential liver recipients when irreversible liver failure occurs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-364
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 20 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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