Is History of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery a Strong Determinant of Inferiority of Organ in Cadaveric Liver Donation? Emerging Role of personalized Medicine

Document Type : Original Article

Authors

1 Organ Procurement Unit (OPU), Lung Transplantation Research Center (LTRC), National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBMU), Tehran, Iran

2 Shiraz Transplantation Center, Namazi Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran (SBMU), Tehran, Iran

10.21859/pmj04012

Abstract

Nowadays, there has been a considerable advance of personalized medicine on a
scientific basis and clinical demands in cardiovascular diseases. This study investigated
a history of coronary artery bypass graft surgery a strong determinant of inferiority of
organ in cadaveric liver donation. In this study, fate of 14 potential deceased liver
donors with a history of coronary artery bypass graft surgery has been investigated.
This report shows that careful gross and microscopic investigation of the liver is the
key to extract suitable life savior livers from donors with advanced age.

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