Cholecystokinin (CCK) stimulated peak lipase concentrations correlate with pancreatic duct morphology

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Purpose: End-to-end choledochocholedochostomy (CCS) over a T-tube has been the standard method of biliary reconstruction following orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). Bile leaks following T-tube removal in these patients (pts) have been reported with a frequency between 8–12% in published series. Hypotheses: 1) T-tube removal in OLT pts with CCS have an… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2000.02575.x

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