Spectrum of Normal or Near-Normal Sonographic Findings After Orthotopic Liver Transplantation

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Abstract

The initial imaging immediately after orthotopic liver transplantation is generally performed with ultrasound. Although significant posttransplant complications do occur, many abnormal findings including minor vascular waveform abnormalities, anastomotic mismatches, and fluid collections can be seen in asymptomatic patients. It is important to differentiate these benign findings from more serious complications to avoid unnecessary intervention.

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