Liver Transplantation From Donor With Situs Inversus Totalis: Is It a Safety Procedure?

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The situs inversus is a rare condition of unidentified cause that occurs in less than 0.1% of the people. A standard operation process has not been recognized for liver transplantation when the graft comes from a donor with situs inversus. Counting with this, there are nine cases of transplant with liver graft from deceased donors with situs inversus totalis reported in literature. Methods – Case Report: During organs harvesting of a young male, it was found that all organs of the abdominal and thoracic cavities were located in changed positions, as if it were a mirror image, diagnosing the donor with situs inversus totalis.

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