Imaging post liver transplantation part II: biliary complications.

Published on Nov 1, 2020in Clinical Radiology2.118
· DOI :10.1016/J.CRAD.2020.06.027
R. Allard (St James's University Hospital), Claire Smith (St James's University Hospital)+ 3 AuthorsRaneem Albazaz2
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Abstract
Biliary complications post liver transplantation are a significant source of morbidity and mortality and early recognition is paramount to the long-term success of the liver graft. Part II of this series will focus on liver transplant biliary anatomy, including the blood supply to the biliary system and potential problems if it is interrupted. The imaging rationale for investigating suspected biliary complications, potential pitfalls, and treatment options will be discussed. The various biliary complications will be illustrated using a collection of cases.
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