Prompt Repair of Post Cholecystectomy Bile Duct Transection
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Abstract :
Postcholecystectomy bile duct injuries are a cause of significant morbidity and occasional mortality. Intraoperative recognition and repair of complete biliary transection with hepaticojejunostomy is the recommended treatment; however, it is possible only in few patients as either the injury is not recognized intraoperatively or the center is not geared up to perform an urgent hepaticojejunostomy in these patients with a nondilated duct. Retrospective analysis of data from a tertiary care referral center over a period of 10 years from January 2000 to December 2009 to report the feasibility and outcomes of prompt repair was done (defined as repair within 72 h of index operation) of postcholecystectomy bile duct injury. Ten patients of postcholecystectomy bile duct injury detected intraoperatively and referred early underwent prompt repair. All patients had a complete transection of the bile duct (type of injuries as per Strasberg classification: Type E V: 1, Type E III: 5, Type E II: 3 and Type E I: 1)......

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4484533/
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