Balloon dilation only versus balloon dilation plus stenting for posttransplantation biliary strictures.

BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Biliary strictures are a major cause of morbidity following liver transplantation. In the present prospective comparative trial, we evaluated balloon dilation vs. balloon dilation plus stenting with regard to technical and clinical efficacy as well as complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 32 patients with symptomatic… (More)