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Hepatic artery-portal vein fistula formation after percutaneous liver biopsy in a living liver donor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17580227     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Percutaneous liver biopsy is a relatively safe method of assessing liver histology in living subjects. The current report depicts a case of arterioportal fistula in a living liver donor who underwent percutaneous liver biopsy as part of the routine transplant workup at our institution. The experience questions the utility of routine percutaneous liver biopsies as part of the living liver donor screening.
Authors:
S Gabriel; T P Maroney; B H Ringe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Transplantation proceedings     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0041-1345     ISO Abbreviation:  Transplant. Proc.     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-20     Completed Date:  2007-09-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0243532     Medline TA:  Transplant Proc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1707-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Center for Liver, Biliary and Pancreas Disease, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2900 Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA. sgabriel@alumni.usc.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Angiography
Biopsy / adverse effects*
Embolization, Therapeutic
Fistula* / therapy
Hepatic Artery*
Humans
Liver Transplantation / pathology*
Living Donors
Male
Portal Vein*

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