Episode 461

Clinical Challenges in Transplant Surgery: Nutcracker Syndrome & Post-Op Liver Transplant Patient

EP. 461 •

Jan 27

• 21 MIN

Clinical Challenges in Transplant Surgery: Nutcracker Syndrome & Post-Op Liver Transplant Patient

OVERVIEW

In this episode we will explore two challenging transplant surgery cases. In the first, we discuss Nutcracker syndrome and the unique ethical questions that accompanied a living donor case. In the second, we examine a perplexing post-operative development in a complicated liver transplant patient. 

Learning Objectives
·       Understand the presentation and general treatment strategies for renal nutcracker syndrome
·       Discuss protocol and ethical considerations for living donor renal transplants
·       Review portal hypertension physiology, clinical manifestations, and options for treatment

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