Bile duct injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

  title={Bile duct injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.},
  author={Charles M. Ferguson and David W. Rattner and Andrew Louis Warshaw},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy & endoscopy},
  volume={2 1},
Bile duct injury is an unusual complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Although the exact incidence is yet to be determined, it does appear to be more common than bile duct injury during open cholecystectomy. Previous publications have attempted to document the incidence of bile duct injuries and methods to prevent it. We reviewed our experience with 11 bile duct injuries from laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Such injuries were manifested by abdominal pain, low-grade fever, and… CONTINUE READING


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