A&A features first case report of anesthetic management of a liver retransplant patient undergoing one-lung ventilation

A A Case Rep. 2016 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print]

A Case Report of the Anesthetic Management for Liver Retransplantation in a Patient With a Bronchobiliary Fistula

Carr A (Clinical Fellow), Gonzalez N (Clinical Fellow), Hernandez-Alejandro R, Arellano R


A 64-year-old woman with a previous liver transplant developed graft failure with biliary complications including a bronchobiliary fistula, which did not respond to preoperative conservative therapy. Liver retransplantation provided definitive therapy for the liver failure and bronchobiliary fistula. We present anesthestic considerations for the intraoperative management of a liver retransplant with one-lung ventilation.