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Title: Fifty liver transplants: a single centre experience of haemodynamic management in liver transplantation for cirrhosis [part 2]
Authors: Gunetilleke, B.
Ranamuni, R.
Jayaweera, D.
Welikala, N.
Kerner, V.
Hettiarachchi, D.
Munasinghe, N.
Withanage, R.
Wickremasinghe, N.
Hewage, S.
Fernando, M.
Hettiarachchi, D.
Niriella, M.
Dassanayake, A.
Thilakaratne, S.
Wijesuriya, R.
Liyanage, C.
Siriwardana, R.
Dissanayake, J.
Wijesuriya, N.
Rodrigo, U.
Rodrigo, U.
Mudalige, A.
de Silva, J.
Keywords: Liver transplantation
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Issue Date: 2021
Publisher: The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka
Citation: Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery. 2021;39(3):36–42.
Abstract: Globally, an estimated one million deaths occur annually due to complications of cirrhosis. Cirrhosis with end stage liver disease [ESLD] is a leading cause death due to non- communicable diseases in Sri Lanka. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease [NAFLD] and alcohol related liver disease [ARLD] are the principal causes of ESLD due to cirrhosis in Sri Lanka. Liver transplantation remains the only curative treatment for such patients. Multiorgan dysfunction and hemodynamic instability characteristic of ESLD adds to the complexity of perioperative care in liver transplantation. Maintenance of stable hemodynamics including optimal hemostasis forms the core of the anaesthetic strategy in liver transplantation.
ISSN: 2279-2201
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