Cleveland Clinic surgeons have performed the Midwest’s first purely laparoscopic donor hepatectomy for living donor liver transplant, a technically demanding procedure that improves safety and shortens recovery times, possibly motivating more people to donate.
Discover how Cleveland Clinic’s Transplant Center is creating a global approach to honor the gift of life by providing the highest quality transplant care, research and education across all of its locations.
Told elsewhere his surgery was “impossible,” a 62-year-old undergoes a complex reoperation for biliary sclerosis at Cleveland Clinic with remarkable results.
Charles M. Miller, MD, reflects on his time as American Society of Transplant Surgeons president, and discusses key developments in the field of liver transplantation.
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