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complication biliary in liver tranplantations

Gursimran Kochhar, Jose Mari Parungao, Ibrahim A Hanouneh, Mansour A Parsi
Biliary tract complications are the most common complications after liver transplantation. These complications are encountered more commonly as a result of increased number of liver transplantations and the prolonged survival of transplant patients. Biliary complications remain a major source of morbidity in liver transplant patients, with an incidence of 5%-32%. Post liver transplantation biliary complications include strictures (anastomotic and non-anastomotic), leaks, stones, sphincter of Oddi dysfunction, and recurrence of primary biliary disease such as primary sclerosing cholangitis and primary biliary cirrhosis...
May 21, 2013: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
Sezai Yilmaz, Cuneyt Kayaalp, Cengiz Ara, Mehmet Yilmaz, Burak Isik, Cemalettin Aydin, Dincer Ozgor, Abuzer Dirican, Bora Barut, Bulent Unal, Turgut Piskin, Mustafa Ates, Ramazan Kutlu, Huseyin Ilksen Toprak, Yasar Bayindir, Hale Kirimlioglu, Murat Aladag, Murat Harputluoglu, Ay┼če Selimoglu, Hamza Karabiber, Kendal Yalcin, Vedat Kirimlioglu
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Living donor liver transplantations (LDLT) is a definitive treatment for patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD), especially in the countries with donation problem. Between April 2007 and April 2010, we performed LDLT in 289 patients. Fifteen of the cases required re-transplantations. This study evaluates these 304 consecutive LDLTs donor and recipient outcomes. METHODOLOGY: Complication rates and survival data of the recipients and donors of 304 LDLT cases were analyzed...
July 2013: Hepato-gastroenterology
Zhi-jun Zhu, Li-wei Zhu, Wei Gao, Wen-tao Jiang, Ya-min Zhang, Jian-jun Zhang, Ming-sheng Huai, Tao Yang, Li-ying Sun, Lin Wei, Zhi-gui Zeng, Jun-jie Li, Zhong-yang Shen
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the donor evaluation, surgical protocol, and the complication for the adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation (AALDLT). METHODS: There were 94 cases of AALDLT were performed by the same surgical team from January 2007 to August 2010. Patients aged from 18 to 74 years. Donors aged from 19 to 60 years. All the 94 cases' operation protocol as following, 2 cases with left lobe liver graft, 92 cases with right lobe graft, 44 cases with middle hepatic vein (MHV) harvested, and 48 cases without MHV...
December 2011: Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery]
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