Incidence and treatment of hepatic artery complications after orthotopic liver transplantation.

@article{Zhao2003IncidenceAT,
  title={Incidence and treatment of hepatic artery complications after orthotopic liver transplantation.},
  author={Ji-chun Zhao and Shi-chun Lu and Lu-nan Yan and Bo Li and Tian-fu Wen and Yong Zeng and Nan-sheng Cheng and Jing Wang and Yan Luo and Yu-Lan Pen},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 12},
  pages={2853-5}
}
AIM To investigate the incidence and treatment of hepatic artery complications after orthotopic liver transplantation. METHODS From February 1999 to May 2002, orthotopic liver transplantations (OLT) were performed in 72 patients with end-stage liver diseases with an average age of 40.2 +/- 13.6 years (ranged from 11 to 68 years), 56 were males and 16 females. The preoperative evaluation for the 72 patients was performed using duplex sonography, abdominal CT scan, and angiography of the… CONTINUE READING