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Journal of Transplantation
Volume 2009, Article ID 824803, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/824803
Case Report

Percutaneous Transhepatic Bile Duct Ablation with n-Butyl Cyanoacrylate in the Treatment of a Biliary Complication after Split Liver Transplantation

1Division of General Surgery and Abdominal Organ Transplantation, Niguarda Hospital, 20162 Milan, Italy
2Division of Interventional Radiology, Niguarda Hospital, 20162 Milan, Italy

Received 5 April 2009; Accepted 20 May 2009

Academic Editor: Paul C. Kuo

Copyright © 2009 Andrea Lauterio et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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