• citation needed
  • medical citation needed] Favorable outcomes require careful screening for eligible recipient, as well as a well-calibrated live or cadaveric donor match. (wikipedia.org)
  • transplantations
  • The earliest published reports of canine liver transplantations were performed in 1955 by Vittorio Staudacher at Opedale Maggiore Policlinico in Milan, Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • bile duct
  • The hepatectomy involves division of all ligamentous attachments to the liver, as well as the common bile duct, hepatic artery, hepatic vein and portal vein. (wikipedia.org)
  • After blood flow is restored to the new liver, the biliary (bile duct) anastomosis is constructed, either to the recipient's own bile duct or to the small intestine. (wikipedia.org)