Role of Interventional Radiology in the Treatment of Biliary Strictures Following Orthotopic Liver Transplantation

@article{Righi2001RoleOI,
  title={Role of Interventional Radiology in the Treatment of Biliary Strictures Following Orthotopic Liver Transplantation},
  author={Dorico Righi and Federico Cesarani and Emanuele Muraro and Carlo Gazzera and Mauro Salizzoni and Giovanni Gandini},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={30-35}
}
Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous treatment of biliary strictures complicating orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). Methods: Between October 1990 and May 2000, 619 patients underwent 678 liver transplants. Seventy of the 619 (11%) patients were found to be affected by biliary strictures by July 2000. Bilioplasty was performed in 51 of these 70 (73%) patients. A cohort of 33 of 51 (65%) patients were clinically followed for more than 12 months after the last… CONTINUE READING

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