3 years ago

Interventional radiology in the management of the liver transplant patient.

Thornburg B, Salem R, Hickey R, Katariya N, Riaz A, Lewandowski R, Desai K
Liver transplantation is commonly used to treat patients with end-stage liver disease. The evolution of surgical techniques, endovascular methods, and medical care has led to a progressive decrease in post-transplant morbidity and mortality. Despite these improvements, a multi-disciplinary approach to each patient remains essential as the early diagnosis and treatment of the complications of transplantation influence graft and patient survival. The critical role of interventional radiology in the collaborative approach to the care of the liver transplant patient will be reviewed. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Publisher URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28741309

DOI: PubMed:28741309

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