Arterial revascularization is essential for graft survival in transplantation of the liver. The 'branch-patch' technique described herein simplifies this small anastomoses. Firty-two pig and human transplants have been performed resulting in 100 per cent patency. This approach may also be suitable for other small arterial anastomoses.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics|
|State||Published - 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology