Living-donor liver transplantation is feasible for even the smallest pediatric patients. In this case study, read how it was done in a 2-year-old with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC).
Here’s a look at how our team treated a 71-year-old man with nine months of progressive swallowing difficulties associated with epigastric and chest discomfort.
Unable to undergo cholecystectomy, a 47-year-old woman undergoes a hybrid percutaneous endoscopic removal of 82 gallstones and cystic duct stones with remarkable results.
Unable to be operated on at his local Texas hospital, a 61-year-old with multiply recurrent hernia with loss of abdominal domain and acute bowel obstruction undergoes a complex abdominal wall reconstruction with exceptional results.
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Deemed “unresectable” elsewhere, a 42-year-old undergoes a two-stage hepatectomy and hepatic artery infusion for bilobar liver metastasis with exceptional results.
Denied surgery elsewhere, a 77-year-old undergoes a complex liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with outstanding results.
Told elsewhere his surgery was “impossible,” a 62-year-old undergoes a complex reoperation for biliary sclerosis at Cleveland Clinic with remarkable results.
This case of living donor liver transplantation using a small left lobe graft allowed us to treat a patient with severe portal hypertension, avoiding a crisis due to the shortage of available donor organs.
A closer look at a striped black pigmented appearance of the stomach due to a combination of gastric pseudomelanosis and iron pill gastritis.