Liver transplant biliary strictures linked to increased rates of allograft rejection

Post-liver transplant biliary strictures correlated with increased rates of allograft rejection, allograft failure, infections and readmissions, according to a study published in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.“Compared to [endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)], management of these patients with [interventional radiology (IR)] or surgical interventions is associated with a significantly higher rates of allograft failure and hospital stay,” Divyanshoo R. Kohli, MD, from Kansas City VA Medical center, and colleagues wroteKohli and colleagues used aRead More

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