Biliary complications after a right-lobe living donor liver transplantation

@article{Yazumi2005BiliaryCA,
  title={Biliary complications after a right-lobe living donor liver transplantation},
  author={Shujiro Yazumi and Tsutomu Chiba},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={40},
  pages={861-865}
}
Right-lobe living donor liver transplantation (RL-LDLT) has become an acceptable procedure for adult patients with end-stage liver disease in this decade. However, biliary complications in RL-LDLT remain a serious problem: the incidence of anastomotic biliary leakage and stricture after RL-LDLT is reported to be 4.7%–18.2% and 8.3%–31.7%, respectively. The incidence varies according to the type of biliary reconstructions between Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy and duct-to-duct biliary… CONTINUE READING