Leakage tests reduce the frequency of biliary fistulas following hydatid liver cyst surgery

KAYAALP C. , AYDIN C. , Olmez A., Isik S., YILMAZ S.

CLINICS, cilt.66, ss.421-424, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


BACKGROUND AND AIM: Biliary fistulas are the most common morbidity (8.2-26%) following hydatid liver surgery. The aim of our study was to reduce the incidence of postoperative biliary fistulas after the suturing of cystobiliary communications by applying a bile leakage test.