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.
· 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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