The impact of donor age on the outcome of adult living donor liver transplantation

Takayuki Iwamoto, Takahito Yagi, Yuzo Umeda, Daisuke Sato, Hiroyoshi Matsukawa, Hiroaki Matsuda, Susumu Shinoura, Hiroshi Sadamori, Kenji Mizuno, Ryuichi Yoshida, Noriaki Tanaka

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Abstract

BACKGROUND. The negative effects of increased donor age on liver transplantation became evident in deceased donor liver transplantation. In living donor liver transplantation (LDLT), the details remain unclear. METHODS. Initially, 137 adult LDLT recipients from August 1996 to May 2005 were divided into two groups (donors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1240-1245
Number of pages6
JournalTransplantation
Volume85
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2008

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Keywords

  • Donor age
  • Liver transplantation
  • Living donor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transplantation
  • Immunology

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