Renoportal anastomosis in living donor liver transplantation with prior proximal splenorenal shunt
Fatih Ozdemir, Koray Kutluturk, Bora Barut, Cuneyt Kayaalp, Sezai Yılmaz, Department of Surgery, Liver Transplantation Institute of Inonu University, 44280 Malatya, Turkey
Perviz Abbasov, Department of Surgery, Azerbaijan Medical School, Baku, AZ 1000, Azerbaijan
Ramazan Kutlu, Department of Radiology, Liver Transplantation Institute of Inonu University, 44280 Malatya, Turkey
Author contributions: Ozdemir F designed and wrote the paper; Kutluturk K, Barut B and Abbasov P collected the patient’s data; Kutlu R interpreted the radiological imagination; Kayaalp C and Yılmaz S reviewed the paper.
Institutional review board statement: This case report was exempt from the Institutional Review Board standards at Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey.
Informed consent statement: The patient involved in this study gave his written informed consent authorizing use and disclosure of his protected health information.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors have no conflicts of interests to declare.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Fatih Ozdemir, Department of Surgery, Liver Transplantation Institute of Inonu University, Elazig Road 15th km., 44280 Malatya, Turkey. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: October 1, 2016
Peer-review started: October 11, 2016
First decision: November 10, 2016
Revised: December 30, 2016
Accepted: January 16, 2017
Article in press: January 18, 2017
Published online: February 24, 2017