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Ana Karen Medina Lira, Argenis Jose Mayorga Soto, Pamela Frigerio
BACKGROUND: Choledochal cyst is a congenital dilatation of the biliary tree. It may affect only the extrahepatic bile duct (type I, II and III), intrahepatic (type V) or both (type IVa). Vater first described choledochal cyst in 1723. Open excision was the standard procedure made a great impact in the treatment but since 1995 Farello et al. first reported laparoscopic choledochal cyst excision and this has been used worldwide. CASE REPORT: Female, 17 years old, past medical history two years ago a laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladders...
October 5, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Ze-Wu Meng, Sheng-Hua Han, Jin-Hai Zhu, Liang-Yi Zhou, Yan-Ling Chen
BACKGROUND: Aggressive hepatectomy is effective in treating intrahepatic stones and may minimize the deleterious consequences of subsequent cholangiocarcinoma (S-CCA). The risk factors of S-CCA after different methods of hepatectomy may vary with the resection scope of stone-affected segments. METHODS: We reviewed the records of 981 patients of primary intrahepatic stones with elective hepatectomy from January 2000 to December 2010. The clinical characteristics of patients in the S-CCA group (n = 55) and the control group (n = 926) were compared...
October 20, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
Orrie N Close, Olaguoke Akinwande, Rakesh K Varma, Ernesto Santos, Hyun S Kim
Postoperative biliary complications following extensive hepatic resections are complex, often requiring a multidisciplinary team approach. We describe a case of a free bile duct leak following extended right hepatectomy and surgical hepaticojejunostomy treated with percutaneous transhepatic hepaticojejunostomy in which a radiofrequency guidewire was used to gain enteral access. A modified internal/external biliary catheter was left in place. The patient was enrolled in a benign biliary stricture protocol, and 8 months later, the catheter was removed following a normal cholangiogram and biliary manometric perfusion testing...
September 27, 2016: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Mohammad S Khuroo, Ajaz A Rather, Naira S Khuroo, Mehnaaz S Khuroo
Portal biliopathy refers to cholangiographic abnormalities which occur in patients with portal cavernoma. These changes occur as a result of pressure on bile ducts from bridging tortuous paracholedochal, epicholedochal and cholecystic veins. Bile duct ischemia may occur due prolonged venous pressure effect or result from insufficient blood supply. In addition, encasement of ducts may occur due fibrotic cavernoma. Majority of patients are asymptomatic. Portal biliopathy is a progressive disease and patients who have long standing disease and more severe bile duct abnormalities present with recurrent episodes of biliary pain, cholangitis and cholestasis...
September 21, 2016: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
F Guerra, S Amore Bonapasta, M Di Marino, F Coratti, M Annecchiarico, A Coratti
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 23, 2016: Journal of Visceral Surgery
R S Kadaba, K A Bowers, S Khorsandi, R R Hutchins, A T Abraham, S-J Sarker, S Bhattacharya, H M Kocher
INTRODUCTION Biliary-enteric anastomoses are performed for a range of indications and may result in early and late complications. The aim of this study was to assess the risk factors and management of anastomotic leak and stricture following biliary-enteric anastomosis. METHODS A retrospective analysis of the medical records of patients who underwent biliary-enteric anastomoses in a tertiary referral centre between 2000 and 2010 was performed. RESULTS Four hundred and sixty-two biliary-enteric anastomoses were performed...
September 23, 2016: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Mohammad Sadegh Fazeli, Ali Reza Kazemeini, Ali Jafarian, Mohammad Bashashati, Mohammad Reza Keramati
BACKGROUND: Bile Duct Injuries (BDI) during cholecystectomy are now being recognized as major health problems. OBJECTIVES: Herein, we present our experience with handling major BDIs and report long-term outcome of hepaticojejunostomies followed by trans-jejunal hepatic duct stenting performed to reconstruct extra-hepatic biliary tracts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this case series, we prospectively collected data of 22 patients, who underwent first time biliary reconstruction through Roux-en-y hepaticojejunostomy followed by hepatic duct stenting using a trans-jejunal bifurcated 6F tube drain...
May 2016: Trauma Monthly
Namsrai Baterdene, Shin Hwang, Jong-Wook Lee, Min-Jae Jung, Heeji Shin, Hye Kyoung Seo, Myeong-Hwan Kim, Sung-Koo Lee
Intraductal papillary neoplasms of the bile duct (IPNB) leads to malignant transformation and mucin production. Herein, we presented two cases of mucin-producing IPNB with obstructive jaundice who underwent resection of the intrahepatic lesions and bypass hepaticojejunostomy. The first case was a 69 year-old male patient with 5-year follow up for gallstone disease. Imaging studies showed mucin-secreting IPNB mainly in the hepatic segment III bile duct (B3) and multiple intrahepatic duct stones for which, segment III resection, intrahepatic stone removal, end-to-side choledochojejunostomy and B3 hepaticojejunostomy were conducted...
August 2016: Korean Journal of Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Surgery
Nicholas Jackson, Adam Dugan, Daniel Davenport, Michael Daily, Malay Shah, Jonathan Berger, Roberto Gedaly
BACKGROUND: This project aimed to study resource utilization and surgical outcomes after hepaticojejunostomy (HJ) for biliary injuries utilizing data from ACS NSQIP. METHODS: Data from the Participant Use Data File containing surgical patients submitted to the ACS NSQIP during the period of 1/1/2005-12/31/2014 were analyzed. RESULTS: During the study period, 320 patients underwent HJ. Mean age was 50 years, and 109 (34%) were male. Forty-four percent of patients met criteria for ASA class III-V...
September 2016: HPB: the Official Journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
Yingming Tang, Fei Li, Guoqing He
The purpose of this study was to elucidate the potential benefits of single-incision laparoscopic Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy comparing the conventional laparoscopic procedures. From January 2013 to July 2013, 17 consecutive children with choledochal cysts received single-incision laparoscopic Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomies by a single surgeon at our institution. Seventeen standard laparoscopic hepaticojejunostomies of consecutive children with choledochal cysts from July 2012 to December 2012 were employed as control...
August 2016: Indian Journal of Surgery
Yousuke Nakai, Tsuyoshi Hamada, Hiroyuki Isayama, Takao Itoi, Kazuhiko Koike
Patients with periampullary cancer or gastric cancer often develop malignant biliary obstruction (MBO) and gastric outlet obstruction (GOO), and combined MBO and GOO is not rare in these patients. Combined MBO and GOO is classified by its location and sequence, and treatment strategy can be affected by this classification. Historically, palliative surgery, hepaticojejunostomy and gastrojejunostomy were carried out, but the current standard treatment is combined transpapillary stent and duodenal stent placement...
August 23, 2016: Digestive Endoscopy: Official Journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
Takahiro Jimbo, Satoshi Ieiri, Satoshi Obata, Munenori Uemura, Ryota Souzaki, Noriyuki Matsuoka, Tamotsu Katayama, Kouji Masumoto, Makoto Hashizume, Tomoaki Taguchi
PURPOSE: We verified the appropriate port location for laparoscopic hepaticojejunostomy using a comprehensive laparoscopic training simulator. METHODS: We developed a hepaticojejunostomy model, consist of common hepatic duct and intestine and participants required to place two sutures precisely using two different port locations (A: standard port location, B: modified port location). The order of tasks was randomly determined using the permuted block method (Group I: Task A → Task B, Group II: Task B → Task A)...
September 2016: Pediatric Surgery International
Sudipta Dhar Chowdhury, Reuben Thomas Kurien, A Kumar Bharath, Amit Kumar Dutta, Deepu David, C Kumar Bharath, Anjilivelil Joseph Joseph
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2016: Endoscopy
Masahide Hiyoshi, Takashi Wada, Yuki Tsuchimochi, Takeomi Hamada, Koichi Yano, Naoya Imamura, Yoshiro Fujii, Atsushi Nanashima
BACKGROUND: To reduce cholangitis after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), we perform 'hepaticoplasty', in which the left side of the bile duct is cut to widen the diameter of the bile duct wall before hepaticojejunostomy. The aim of this study was to clarify the usefulness of hepaticoplasty to reduce cholangitis after PD. METHODS: From January 2002 through December 2010, 161 patients underwent PD and were enrolled in this study. Patient demographics, surgical factors, and clinical and biochemical parameters were evaluated to examine the factors predictive of cholangitis after PD and confirm the usefulness of hepaticoplasty...
August 6, 2016: International Journal of Surgery
Christina A LeBedis, David D B Bates, Jorge A Soto
Iatrogenic and traumatic bile leaks are uncommon. However, given the overall increase in number of hepatobiliary surgeries and the paradigm shift toward nonoperative management of patients with liver trauma, they have become more prevalent in recent years. Imaging is essential to establishing early diagnosis and guiding treatment as the clinical signs and symptoms of bile leaks are nonspecific, and a delay in recognition of bile leaks portends a high morbidity and mortality rate. Findings suspicious for a bile leak at computed tomography or ultrasonography include free or contained peri- or intrahepatic low density fluid in the setting of recent trauma or hepatobiliary surgery...
August 9, 2016: Abdominal Radiology
Kensuke Yokoyama, Hisashi Hatanaka, Mikihiro Inoue, Tomonori Yano, Norikatsu Numao, Jun Ushio, Alan Kawarai Lefor, Kiichi Tamada, Hironori Yamamoto
A 21-year-old female underwent a Kasai hepatoportoenterostomy with Roux-en-Y reconstruction for typeIII biliary atresia at age 63 days. At the age of 19 years, she developed cholangitis and CT scan revealed hepatolithiasis. She presented for treatment of the intrahepatic stone and the hepatportoenterostomy was directly visualized with double-balloon endoscopy (DBE). Endoscopic findings showed multiple intrahepatic bile ducts open to the jejunum through multiple orifices. Cholangiography showed narrowing of intrahepatic bile duct branches with a "fire-like" appearance...
September 2016: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Yuzan Kudo, Norihiro Sato, Toshihisa Tamura, Keiji Hirata
Bypass surgery for cancer of the pancreatic head is usually done to palliate the obstructive symptoms in the biliary and/or digestive system. However, it is uncommon for patients to require pancreatic duct drainage for recurrent obstructive pancreatitis. In this article, we report a surgical technique of triple bypass consisting of Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy, gastrojejunostomy, and pancreaticojejunostomy for advanced pancreatic cancer. A 76-year-old male patient with locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic head cancer was referred to our department for biliary stricture, duodenal stenosis, and recurrent obstructive pancreatitis associated with persistent pancreatic pseudocyst...
December 2016: Surgical Case Reports
Tomonari Asano, Seiji Natsume, Yoshiki Senda, Tsuyoshi Sano, Keitaro Matsuo, Yasuhiro Kodera, Kazuo Hara, Seiji Ito, Kenji Yamao, Yasuhiro Shimizu
BACKGROUND: There have been no reports showing the incidence of anastomotic stenosis of continuous hepaticojejunostomy (HJ) and identifying its risk factors for patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). METHOD: We retrospectively investigated 200 patients whose HJ was established by unified method, single layered continuous suture. HJ stenosis was diagnosed with endoscopic or radiologic examinations. Uni and multivariable unconditional logistic modeling were performed to explore the predictive factors and to estimate odds ratios (ORs) and their 95% confidence intervals (CIs)...
October 2016: Journal of Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Sciences
Ahmet Tarik Eminler, Erkan Parlak, Aydin Seref Koksal, Bilal Toka, Mustafa Ihsan Uslan
BACKGROUND: Biliary complications develop in 10-40 % of patients following liver transplantation. Biliary strictures, leaks, and stone are the most common type of complications. In this study, we focused on the endoscopic treatment of biliary stones. METHODS: Among 142 patients with liver transplantation [22 deceased donor related (DDLT), 120 live donor related liver transplantation (LDLT)] who underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) between December 2013 and September 2015, 33 (11 with DDLT, 28 male, mean age 45 ± 13 years) had one or more biliary stones...
July 21, 2016: Surgical Endoscopy
Huan-Ling Guo, Li-da Chen, Zhu Wang, Yang Huang, Jin-Ya Liu, Quan-Yuan Shan, Xiao-Yan Xie, Ming-de Lu, Wei Wang
Solitary neurofibroma located in the hilum of the liver is extremely rare, particularly without neurofibromatosis. We herein report a case of hilar biliary neurofibroma without signs of von Recklinghausen's disease. A 36-year-old man was admitted to our department with progressive jaundice. The case was diagnosed as hilar cholangiocarcinoma based on preoperative imaging. The patient consequently received a Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy and was confirmed with neurofibroma pathologically. This is the first reported imaging finding of hilar biliary neurofibroma using contrast-enhanced ultrasound, emphasizing the differential diagnosis of biliary tumors...
October 2016: Journal of Medical Ultrasonics
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