The effect of preservation solutions for storage of liver allografts on transplant outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Surg 2014; 260: 46-55.

Published: 4th December 2014

Authors: O’Callaghan JM, Morgan RD, Knight SR, Morris PJ


This analysis included 1619 livers in 16 randomized trials. University of Wisconsin solution and Celsior solution had similar effects on graft function and patient survival. There were fewer data concerning histidine-tryptophan-ketoglurate, but no suggestion that it was inferior to the other two.

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