Episode 404

Journal Review in Transplant Surgery: New Topics in Liver Transplantation

EP. 404 •

Sep 27

• 29 MIN

Journal Review in Transplant Surgery: New Topics in Liver Transplantation

OVERVIEW

Learning Objectives:
·       Describe the role of portal vein embolization and how it is currently utilized in the setting of metastatic colon cancer
·       Understand adequate functional volume and delineate different methods of increasing a future liver remnant
·       Identify the leading causes of drug-induced liver failure and recognize how these have changed over time

Journal Articles:
·       Dueland, et al. “Survival Outcomes After Portal Vein Embolization and Liver Resection Compared With Liver Transplant for Patients With Extensive Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases.” JAMA Surgery. 2021;156(6):550-557. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2021.0267

·       Ghabril, et al. “Eight fold increase in the dietary supplement related liver failure leading to transplant waitlisting over the last quarter century in the US.” Liver Transplantation. 31 July 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/lt.26246

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