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Case Reports in Transplantation
Volume 2014, Article ID 740802, 3 pages
Case Report

Salvage with a Secondary Infrahepatic Cavocavostomy of the Occluded Modified Piggyback Anastomosis during Split Liver Transplantation: A Case Report

1Inonu University, Liver Transplantation Institute, 44280 Malatya, Turkey
2Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Department of General Surgery, 34098 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 27 February 2014; Revised 8 May 2014; Accepted 8 May 2014; Published 21 May 2014

Academic Editor: Yasuhiko Sugawara

Copyright © 2014 Erdem Kinaci et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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