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Bleeding during liver surgery and liver transplantation (LT) can be caused by coagulation disorders, portal vein hypertension, and adhesions from previous surgical procedures. We describe here how we controlled life-threatening bleeding from a portal vein anastomosis during a third cadaveric LT, by using a carrier-bound sealant (TachoSil). This technique proved effective to control severe anastomotic portal bleeding in this situation. It represents a helpful option in the field of LT, when vascular bleeding cannot be stopped by other methods.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery|
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||25 Jan 2010 10:10|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2013 23:12|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times Cited: 2|
Scopus®. Citation Count: 3
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