Hepatic Artery Kinking during Liver Transplantation

  title={Hepatic Artery Kinking during Liver Transplantation},
  author={F. Panaro and Hassan Bouyabrine and J F Carabalona and Jean-Pierre Marchand and Samir Jaber and Francis Navarro},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
Hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) represents the most common vascular complication occurring after liver transplantation (LT). Herein, we report the results of a prospective study of hepatic artery flow (HAF) measurement during abdominal wall closure after LT along with the results of an international survey of procedures adopted, in order to avoid the arterial kinking (AK) in case of long artery. Sixty-four surgeons were asked regarding the different procedures used to avoid AK in the presence… CONTINUE READING