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Repeated introperative cholangiography is helpful for donor safety in the procurement of right liver graft with supraportal right bile duct variants in living-donor liver transplantation.
BACKGROUND Despite recent advances in preoperative diagnostic imaging and operative techniques, biliary variation of the donor still remains a challenge in the procurement of graft. The supraportalExpand
Posttransplant Kaposi's sarcoma: report from a single center.
UNLABELLED Posttransplant Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is not uncommon. This study investigated the clinical manifestations, impact of immunosuppression, and presence of HHV-8 antigen in our patients. Expand
Factors affecting the regeneration of liver graft after living related liver transplantation: a preliminary study.
a “ o r ADEQUATE liver graft regeneration and functional reserve are essential for good outcomes of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). Many authors have studied graft function or predictorsExpand
Early incarcerated diaphragmatic hernia following right donor hepatectomy: a case report.
Right diaphragmatic hernia after donor hepatectomy is extremely rare. The occurrence is usually late. We present a case with early occurrence complicated with small bowel strangulation. EarlyExpand
Early Detection of a Hepatic Artery Pseudoaneurysm After Liver Transplantation Is the Determinant of Survival.
BACKGROUND Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm (PA) after liver transplantation (LT) is a rare but potentially fatal complication. Among a series of 50 patients of LT, we experienced 3 such cases. SomeExpand
Intrahepatic segmental portal vein thrombosis after living-related donor liver transplantation.
BACKGROUND Intrahepatic segmental portal vein thrombosis after living-related liver transplantation (LRLT) is uncommon. The cause remains unclear. METHODS After providing written informed consent,Expand
Case report: maximum-intensity projection and minimum-intensity projection of computed tomography are helpful in the diagnosis of Budd-Chiari syndrome in complicated liver cirrhosis.
BACKGROUND Early detection of Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) to give the appropriate therapy in time is crucial. Angiography remains the golden standard to diagnose BCS. However, to establish theExpand
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic: Intrathoracic gallbladder herniation after radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma
A 65-year-old woman with chronic hepatitis C infection and liver cirrhosis was admitted for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in December 2009. She had been diagnosed with HCC in 2007 andExpand
Transplantation After Successful Downstaging by Multimodal Treatments of American Joint Committee on Cancer Stage IIIB Hepatocellular Carcinoma With Portal Vein Thrombi: A Case Report.
The effective treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with American Joint Committee on Cancer stage IIIB remains controversial and challenging because of the high recurrence rate after resectionExpand
Use of simulect can reduce the incidence of acute rejection and demonstrates with superior 3-year patient and graft survival rates in renal transplantation.
BACKGROUND Acute rejection is a major cause of graft loss in renal transplantation. Because the highest risk for acute rejection is in the first month posttransplantation, improved prophylaxis couldExpand