Plastic surgical treatment options and results for management of an open abdomen in the context of intestinal allograft transplantation in children

Robert Hierner, Jacques Pirenne & Didier Mombalieu
Introduction: A major technical problem of intestinal allograft transplantation is the inadequate size of the abdominal cavity at the time of transplantation. Materials and methods: Between 2005 and 2008, 2 children received and intestinal allograft at our institution: Results: The first patient,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]