Effects of Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia on Liver Blood Flow and Indocyanine Green Clearance Test in Living-Donor Liver Transplantation: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Study.

Sayan H., Aydogan M. S. , Bicakcioglu M., Toprak H. İ. , Isik B., Yilmaz S.

Transplantation proceedings, cilt.47, ss.1462-5, 2015 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background. Donors are volunteers without any health problems. Therefore, the anesthetic management of donor safety is an important issue. Our aim in this study was to compare thoracic epidural anesthesia and general anesthesia effects on liver blood flow by means of liver function tests and indocyanine green and compared with living-donor liver transplantation.