Technique and results of biliary reconstruction using side-to-side choledochocholedochostomy in 300 orthotopic liver transplants.

@article{Neuhaus1994TechniqueAR,
  title={Technique and results of biliary reconstruction using side-to-side choledochocholedochostomy in 300 orthotopic liver transplants.},
  author={Peter Neuhaus and Gerhard Blumhardt and W. O. Bechstein and Rita M Steffen and K. P. Platz and Hannes Keck},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={219 4},
  pages={426-34}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors evaluated the complication rate and outcome of side-to-side common bile duct anastomosis after human orthotopic liver transplantation. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Early and late biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantation remain a serious problem, leading to increased morbidity and mortality. Commonly performed techniques are the end-to-end choledochocholedochostomy and the choledochojejunostomy. Both techniques are known to coincide with a high… CONTINUE READING
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