Intrahepatic biliary strictures without hepatic artery thrombosis after liver transplantation: an analysis of 1,113 liver transplantations at a single center.

@article{Nakamura2005IntrahepaticBS,
  title={Intrahepatic biliary strictures without hepatic artery thrombosis after liver transplantation: an analysis of 1,113 liver transplantations at a single center.},
  author={Noboru Nakamura and Seigo Nishida and Guy R Neff and Anil C Vaidya and David M. Levi and Tomoaki Kato and Phillip Ruiz and Andreas G. Tzakis and Juan R. Madariaga},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={427-32}
}
BACKGROUND Intrahepatic biliary strictures (IHBS) without hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) is a serious complication and known to increase the risk of graft failure after liver transplantation. This manuscript describes the incidence, risk factors, clinical pictures, management, and outcomes. METHODS Between 1994 and 2002, 1,113 liver transplantations were performed in 974 adult patients. Data was retrospectively analyzed in terms of incidence, risk factors, clinical pictures (type of… CONTINUE READING

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