Laparoscopic surgery for congenital biliary dilatation: a single-institution experience

Laparoscopic surgery for congenital biliary dilatation: a single-institution experience Surg Today (2018) 48:44–50 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Laparoscopic surgery for congenital biliary dilatation: a single‑institution experience 1,5 1 1 1 Mohammed Y. F. Aly · Yasuhisa Mori · Yoshihiro Miyasaka · Takao Ohtsuka · 1 1 2 3,4 Yoshihiko Sadakari · Kohei Nakata · Yoshinao Oda · Shuji Shimizu · Masafumi Nakamura Received: 6 March 2017 / Accepted: 15 May 2017 / Published online: 29 May 2017 © Springer Japan 2017 Abstract stay were significantly lower in Group B than in Group A Purpose Laparoscopic surgery as a treatment for congeni- (P < 0.05). tal biliary dilatation is uncommon. We herein present a Conclusion Laparoscopic surgery for congenital biliary series of laparoscopic surgeries for congenital biliary dila- dilatation is feasible and provides acceptable results. Fur- tation performed in our institution and review our experi- ther prospective studies of larger numbers of patients are ence with this approach over a long period of time. needed. Methods Medical records of 36 consecutive patients who underwent laparoscopic surgery for congenital biliary dil- Keywords Choledochal cyst · Congenital biliary atation from 1996 to 2015 were retrospectively reviewed. dilatation · Laparoscopic Data on patient demographics, operative time, blood loss, hospital stay, and complications were Surgery Today Springer Journals

Laparoscopic surgery for congenital biliary dilatation: a single-institution experience

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