Classification and prognosis of intrahepatic biliary stricture after liver transplantation.

  title={Classification and prognosis of intrahepatic biliary stricture after liver transplantation.},
  author={Hae Won Lee and Kyung-Suk Suh and Woo Young Shin and E Cho and Nam-Joon Yi and Jeong Min Lee and Joon Koo Han and Kuhn Uk Lee},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  volume={13 12},
Intrahepatic biliary stricture (IHBS) after liver transplantation (LT) may develop in patients with hepatic artery thrombosis, chronic rejection, or ABO incompatibility, as well as in patients with prolonged warm ischemia in non-heart-beating donor (NHBD) LT. However, the clinical course and methods of management have not been well defined for IHBSs to date. Thus, the purpose of this study was to provide a classification of post-LT IHBS and to investigate patient prognosis. Forty-four patients… CONTINUE READING