Radiographics 2020 May-Jun;40(3):895-909. Epub 2020 Apr 10.
From the Department of Radiology, Einstein Medical Center, 5501 Old York Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19141 (M.M.H., M.L.H., S.K.R.); and Department of Interventional Radiology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC (M.M.C.).
Diagnostic imaging after orthotopic liver transplant focuses primarily on depicting complications related to surgical hepatic vascular and biliary anastomoses. Less common preexisting vascular conditions include congenital anatomic variants, atherosclerosis, chronic portal venous thrombosis, splenic artery and variceal steal phenomena, and transarterial embolization (TAE) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). If unappreciated or left untreated preoperatively, these conditions negatively impact the transplant by impairing hepatic arterial or portal vascular inflow. Read More