Percutaneous Angioplasty of Portal Vein Stenosis that Complicates Liver Transplantation: The Mid-Term Therapeutic Results

@inproceedings{Park2005PercutaneousAO,
  title={Percutaneous Angioplasty of Portal Vein Stenosis that Complicates Liver Transplantation: The Mid-Term Therapeutic Results},
  author={Kwang Bo Park and Sung Wook Choo and Young Soo Do and Sung Wook Shin and Sung Gi Cho and In-wook Choo},
  booktitle={Korean journal of radiology},
  year={2005}
}
OBJECTIVE We wanted to evaluate the mid-term therapeutic results of percutaneous transhepatic balloon angioplasty for portal vein stenosis after liver transplantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS From May 1996 to Feb 2005, 420 patients underwent liver transplantation. Percutaneous transhepatic angioplasty of the portal vein was attempted in six patients. The patients presented with the clinical signs and symptoms of portal venous hypertension or they were identified by surveillance doppler… CONTINUE READING