Liver transplantation with donors over the expected lifespan in the model for end-staged liver disease era: Is Mother Nature punishing us?

  • Máthé Z
  • Paul A
  • Molmenti E
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Abstract

The lack of sufficient donors to satisfy the waiting list requirements has prompted many to expand the acceptance criteria. The purpose of this study was to evaluate our liver transplantation (LT) experience with donors beyond the average lifespan.

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  • Donor
  • ECD
  • Elderly
  • Expanded donor criteria
  • Extended criteria donor
  • Life expectancy
  • Liver transplantation
  • Marginal donor
  • Octogenarians
  • Septuagenarians

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