Endoscopic management of postoperative biliary complications in orthotopic liver transplantation.

  title={Endoscopic management of postoperative biliary complications in orthotopic liver transplantation.},
  author={Patrick R. Pfau and Michael L. Kochman and James D Lewis and William B. Long and Michael R Lucey and Kim Olthoff and Abraham Shaked and Gregory G. Ginsberg},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  volume={52 1},
BACKGROUND Surgery, percutaneous cholangiography, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) have been used in the management of biliary complications after orthotopic liver transplantation with varied results. We assessed the role of ERCP in the diagnosis, treatment, and outcome of post-orthotopic liver transplantation biliary complications. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records of 260 patients who underwent orthotopic liver transplantation. We examined the number of… CONTINUE READING


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