Classification of iatrogenic bile duct injury.

  title={Classification of iatrogenic bile duct injury.},
  author={Wan Yee Joseph Lau and Eric C. H. Lai},
  journal={Hepatobiliary & pancreatic diseases international : HBPD INT},
  volume={6 5},
BACKGROUND Iatrogenic bile duct injury continues to be an important clinical problem, resulting in serious morbidity, and occasional mortality, to patients. The ease of management, operative risk, and outcome of bile duct injuries vary considerably, and are highly dependent on the type of injury and its location. This article reviews the various classification systems of bile duct injury. DATA SOURCES A Medline, PubMed database search was performed to identify relevant articles using the… CONTINUE READING


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