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Table 5 Existing literature comparing hepaticojejunostomies in various techniques (Combi = combination of interrupted and continuous suture technique)

From: Continuous or interrupted suture technique for hepaticojejunostomy? A national survey

Author Indication Number Follow-up Technique Number Bile leak Stenosis
Kasahara (2006) [13] Liver transplantation 121 Median 60 months [7–80] Interrupted 68 14,7% 7,4%
Continuous 48 8,3% 10,4%
Combi 5 20,0% 0,0%
Soejima (2006) [14] Liver transplantation 76 3-year rate Interrupted 53   31,8%
Continuous 5   0,0%
Combi 18   22,0%