Usability of ringed polytetrafluoroethylene grafts for middle hepatic vein reconstruction during living donor liver transplantation

Liver Transplantation, 04/27/2012

Ringed polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) grafts combined with small vessel patch showed high patency rates comparable to those of iliac vein grafts, thus they can be used for middle hepatic vein (MHV) reconstruction when other sizable vessel allograft is not available.

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