COPE COMPARE study published in the Lancet

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 20th November 2020

We are pleased to announce that the Consortium for Organ Preservation in Europe (COPE) COMPARE study has been published in the Lancet today. The Centre for Evidence in Transplantation provided support in the design, conduct and reporting for the study as leaders of the methodological work package for the consortium. The COMPARE study is a […]

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Intra-ductal stents in live donor liver transplantation increases the risk of biliary leaks.

By: John O'Callaghan | Posted on 2nd January 2018

In this recent RCT by Kumar et al the use of intra-ductal (trans-anastomotic) stents in live donor liver transplantation increased the risk of biliary leaks (36% versus 12%). The authors found that bile leak was also associated with an increased risk of biliary stricture. The authors speculated that the reason for the increased risk of bile leak […]

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