In adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation hepaticojejunostomy shows a better long-term outcome than duct-to-duct anastomosis.

Abstract

Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy (RYHJ) has been the standard biliary reconstruction in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation (ALDLT). Recently, duct-to-duct anastomosis (DD) has been introduced. This study compared the outcomes of RYHJ and DD. For 4 years, 74 recipients underwent ALDLT and were followed up for at least 2 years. The patients were… (More)

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