J Pediatr Surg 2022 May 22. Epub 2022 May 22.
Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Hospital Sírio-Libanês, Rua Barata Ribeiro, 414, cj 65, Bela Vista, SP, Brazil; Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, A. C. Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, SP, Brazil; Hospital Municipal Infantil Menino Jesus, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Background: infants who require liver transplantation represent a treatment challenge because chronic liver disease at this early age affects the child's growth and development during a critical phase. The aim is to compare demographics, operative data, and long-term outcomes according to recipient weight at the time of LDLT.
Methods: This retrospective study included primary LDLT analyzed in 2 groups: BW ≤ 7 kg (n = 322) and BW > 7 kg (n = 756). Read More