Journal article

Hepatectomy after bile duct injury: a systematic review.

Ruelan Furtado, Osamu Yoshino, Vijayaragavan Muralidharan, Marcos V Perini, Stephen J Wigmore

HPB (Oxford) | Elsevier BV | Published : 2021


BACKGROUND: Bile duct injury (BDI) after cholecystectomy can lead to recurrent cholangitis, even after biliary reconstruction. This necessitates hepatectomy in a minority of patients. A systematic review was conducted, summarizing the pattern of biliary injury sustained in this group and their outcomes after hepatectomy. METHODS: A literature search included the MEDLINE, EMBASE, PubMed and Cochrane libraries. Retrospective cohort studies describing outcomes for hepatectomy after BDI, and the nature of the antecedent BDI, published between 1999 and 2019, were selected. RESULTS: Eight articles described a cohort of 2110 patients with BDI. Of these, 84 underwent hepatectomy. Complex vasculo-bil..

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