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Biliary complications after liver transplantation--523 consecutive cases in two centers

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dc.contributor.author Dorobantu, B.
dc.contributor.author Brasoveanu, V.
dc.contributor.author Matei, E.
dc.contributor.author Dima, S.
dc.contributor.author Giacomoni, A.
dc.contributor.author Slim, A.
dc.contributor.author Lauterio, A.
dc.contributor.author Forti, D.
dc.contributor.author Popescu, I.
dc.contributor.author De Carlis, L.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-11T11:14:24Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-11T11:14:24Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0172-6390 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10779
dc.description.abstract BACKGROUND/AIMS: Despite various surgical techniques, biliary tract complications (BC) remain a major source of morbidity after liver transplantation (LT). METHODOLOGY: Between April 2000 and November 2008, 523 LTs in 487 recipients (36 re transplantations) were performed as follows: 402 whole deceased donor graft LTs, and 121 partial liver transplantation: 75 living donor liver transplantation, 42 split liver transplantation, and 4 reduced size liver transplantation. RESULTS: Mean follow-up period was 935 days (range 1-3174), 1, 3 and 5-year survival rates were 78.7% 74.2% and 74.2%, respectively. One hundred twenty seven patients--from 487 (26%), developed (after 135 LT) 150 singular BC (in total were 181 BC). Sixty four (of 85) bile leaks (75.29%) were early BC, while 53 (of 63) stenosis (84.1%) were late BC. BC does not influenced significantly patients and graft survival (p > 0.6). From 102 deaths, 8 were due to BC (1.6%) and in only 14 (2.67%) graft loss of 523 LT BC had the main role. Multiple ducts, multiple biliary anastomosis and RYHJ determine BC if compared to a single duct graft. Moreover, ductoplasty, graft type and HAT were independent risk factors. CONCLUSION: Biliary complications are common after LT but are rarely an isolated cause of death. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Biliary complications after liver transplantation--523 consecutive cases in two centers en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201801809 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Hepato-gastroenterology en_US
dc.journal.volume 57 en_US
dc.journal.issue 101 en_US
dc.article.pages 932-938 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Dorobantu, B., Brasoveanu, V., Matei, E., Dima, S., Giacomoni, A., Slim, A., ... & De, L. C. (2010). Biliary complications after liver transplantation--523 consecutive cases in two centers. Hepato-gastroenterology, 57(101), 932-938. en_US
dc.author.email abdallah.slim@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://europepmc.org/abstract/med/21033254 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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