Advances in abdominal organ transplantation have resulted in organ transplantation have resulted in organ replacement therapy being the preferred treatment for a large number of patients with end-stage organ failure. Some of these advances have included refinements in surgical techniques, and therefore a substantially lower incidence of complications, including vascular complications. Strategies that have been used to achieve this success have been the recognition of the high-risk patient, the increased use of allografts, and improvements in imaging techniques, with both diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities. With continuing growth of recipient waiting lists, it is critical for transplantation surgeons to develop and improve techniques to allow for better survival for each and every transplant.
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Problems in General Surgery|
|State||Published - 1998|