Asymptomatic occult cysto-biliary communication without bile into cavity of the liver hydatid cyst: A pitfall in conservative surgery

UNALP H. R. , Baydar B., KAMER E., YILMAZ Y., Issever H. , TARCAN E.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY, cilt.7, sa.4, ss.387-391, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2009.06.012
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.387-391


Background: An occult cysto-biliary communication in liver hydatid disease is still a major problem in surgical practice. Radiologic and intraoperative findings may not be helpful to detect cysto-biliary communications in some asymptomatic patients with liver hydatid disease. Biliary leakage is a troubling complication that arises after conservative surgery in patients who have occult "insidious'' cysto-biliary communications. We aimed to identify the factors which are associated with the risk of occult insidious cysto-biliary communications in patients preoperatively who developed biliary leakage after surgery.