Clinical outcomes from hepatic artery stenting in liver transplantation.

  title={Clinical outcomes from hepatic artery stenting in liver transplantation.},
  author={Takehisa Ueno and Greg T Jones and A Pascual Mart{\'i}n and Toru Ikegami and Edmund Q. Sanchez and Srinath Chinnakotla and Henry B. Randall and Marlon F. Levy and Robert Michael Goldstein and Goran B. G. Klintmalm},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  volume={12 3},
Hepatic artery stenosis after liver transplantation may affect liver function and result in hepatic artery thrombosis. Surgical reconstruction has been the first choice for treatment. Interventional radiologic technique can be used, but there is no report on long-term outcome. The aim of this paper is to assess current outcome and complications of hepatic artery stenting. Twenty-six adult patients were stented for hepatic artery stenosis between 1998 and 2003. Nine patients had previous… CONTINUE READING


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