Management of Postoperative Biliary Fistula After Hydatid Liver Surgery: Are There Any Differences between Localizations?
Author(s): Gokhan A, Ali K, Bora K, Soykan A, Mustafa K, Emin G, Halil A, Servet K, Sebahattin Celik and Özgür KGokhan A, Ali K, Bora K, Soykan A, Mustafa K, Emin G, Halil A, Servet K, Sebahattin Celik and Özgür K
Objectives The most common complication of hepatic hydatid cysts is the intra-biliary rupture seen approximately in 10-30% of patients. This complication mainly seen in the centrally localized, large hydatid cyst operations. The aim of this study is to compare managements of postoperative biliary fistula after hydatid liver surgery, according to localization of hepatic cyst. Method A total of 156 patients who underwent surgery for hydatid cyst localized to the liver and presented with persistent drainage of bile from drain after surgical intervention, were included in this prospective study. All the patients were done ERCP procedure because of external biliary fistula after hydatid liver surgery. Patients divided in two groups according to cyst localization in liver. Group 1 (n=96) right side localized cysts, group 2 (n=.. View More»