publication . Article . 2008

Recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation presenting as anastomotic biliary stricture Presentación del carcinoma hepatocelular recurrente tras el trasplante de hígado en forma de estenosis biliar anastomótica

S. Y. Chen; C. H. Lin; J. C. Yu; C. Y. Yu; C. B. Hsieh;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2008 Journal: Revista Espanola de Enfermedades Digestivas (issn: 1130-0108, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Aran Ediciones
Abstract
A 52-year-old man visited our hospital complaining of anorexia and fatigue two months after receiving orthotopic liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma. A laboratory investigation demonstrated a clinical picture of obstructive jaundice. T-tube cholangiography showed biliary stricture over the anastomotic site. Percutaneous transluminal balloon dilatation and stenting was attempted but failed. Magnetic resonance cholangiography showed possible tumor recurrence over the site of the anastomotic biliary stricture. A biopsy sample was obtained via ultrasound-guided aspiration and histopathological study revealed inflammatory and fibrotic changes. With hig...
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free text keywords: Estenosis biliar anastomótica, Trasplante hepático ortotópico, Recurrencia, Carcinoma hepatocelular, Anastomotic biliary stricture, Orthotopic liver transplantation, Recurrence, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology, RC799-869

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