Fairly rare spontaneous disappearance of a hepatic artery aneurysm following living donor liver transplantation


  • This study was supported by a grant-in-aid from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (H23-kannen-003). The funding source had no role in the collection, analysis, or interpretation of the data or in the decision to submit the article for publication.

  • The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

  • The study protocol conformed to the ethical guidelines of the 1975 Helsinki Declaration and was approved by our institutional review board.

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