Surgical Treatment of Portal Vein Thrombosis With the Use of Cadaveric Venous Patch After Donor Hepatectomy: A Case Report

Ozdemir F., Ersan V., Baskiran A., İNCE V. , Karakas S., Kahraman A. S. , ...Daha Fazla

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, cilt.49, ss.606-608, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Live donors should be the priority of transplant professionals to prevent surgery-related morbidity and mortality during living-donor liver transplantation. Portal vein thrombosis after donor hepatectomy is an important complication which can be prevented by careful preoperative as well as perioperative evaluation. If portal vein thrombus occurs after donor hepatectomy, anticoagulation and surgical thrombectomy and even portal vein reconstruction should be kept in mind. Cadaveric venous patches can be used for the reconstruction of narrowed and angulated portal veins. Here we report the surgical treatment of a donor with a cadaveric venous patch who developed portal vein thrombosis after donor hepatectomy.