The right posterior bile duct anatomy of the donor is important in biliary complications of the recipients after living-donor liver transplantation.

@article{Jeon2013TheRP,
  title={The right posterior bile duct anatomy of the donor is important in biliary complications of the recipients after living-donor liver transplantation.},
  author={Young Min Jeon and K M Lee and Nam-Joon Yi and Jeong Min Lee and Geun Pyo Hong and Young Rok Choi and Min-Soo Park and Hyeyoung Kim and Kyung-Suk Suh},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={257 4},
  pages={702-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the influence of the anatomy of the right posterior bile duct (RPBD) of the donor on biliary complications in the recipients after living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) using right hemi-liver grafts. BACKGROUND DATA During living-donor right hepatectomy, the RPBD was often exposed to the dissection plane. We hypothesized that biliary complications after anastomosis were increased in these cases because of potential injury to the RPBD. METHODS A total of 169 LDLTs… CONTINUE READING
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