Imaging of liver transplant

Mohamed K. Asran, Yassine Kanaan, Ajit H. Goenka, Khaled M. Elsayes

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The diagnostic evaluation for liver transplantation begins in the preoperative period in identification of the disease processes in the liver, the presence of metastases, and the assessment of variant anatomy.Preoperative imaging is paramount as it allows the determination of candidacy for transplantation and will identify potential difficult anatomy for the transplant team.After liver transplantation, a multi-modality diagnostic approach can be utilized in the assessment of various conditions complicating liver transplantation. Arterial, venous, biliary, and portal venous complications can occur. The initial imaging modality and further diagnostic work up vary based on which system is involved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCross-Sectional Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis
Subtitle of host publicationA Practical Algorithmic Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9781493918843
ISBN (Print)9781493918836
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


  • Milan criteria
  • Orthotopic liver transplantation
  • Rejection
  • Stenosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transplant complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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