Biliary tract complications after liver transplantation

Kamran Safdar, Muslim Atiq, Charmaine Stewart, Martin L Freeman

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Abstract

Biliary tract complications are an important source of morbidity after liver transplantation, and present a challenge to all involved in their care. With increasing options for transplantation, including living donor and split liver transplants, the complexity of these problems is increasing. However, diagnosis is greatly facilitated by modern noninvasive imaging techniques. A team approach, including transplant, hepatology and surgery, interventional endoscopy and interventional radiology, results in effective solutions in most cases, such that operative reintervention or retransplantation is rarely required.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-195
Number of pages13
JournalExpert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume3
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 14 2009

Keywords

  • Bile leak
  • Biliary complication
  • Biliary stricture
  • Donor liver transplant
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography
  • Liver transplantation
  • Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreaticography
  • Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
  • Roux-en-Y anastomosis

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