World-renowned transplant surgeon David Kwon, MD, recently joined Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute as Director of Laparoscopic Liver Surgery. He and Koji Hashimoto, MD, PhD, Director of Living Donor Liver Transplantation, discuss what Dr. Kwon’s arrival means for Cleveland Clinic’s LDLT program.
A 65-year-old female with PBC and a 54-year-old male with hepatitis C-related cirrhosis and HCC benefit from simultaneous liver transplants from one deceased donor.
Cleveland Clinic surgeons used a new transplant protocol to treat a patient with liver metastases from colorectal cancer for the first time in the U.S. Learn how this protocol could improve patient outcomes.
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.
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