Comparison of major bile duct injuries following laparoscopic cholecystectomy and open cholecystectomy.

@article{Kaman2006ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of major bile duct injuries following laparoscopic cholecystectomy and open cholecystectomy.},
  author={Lileswar Kaman and Sudip Sanyal and Arunanshu Behera and R. Eshwar Singh and Rabindra Nath Katariya},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={76 9},
  pages={788-91}
}
BACKGROUND The mechanism and extent of major bile duct injuries following laparoscopic cholecystectomy differ from those of open cholecystectomy. METHODS To identify differences in the demographic profile, timing of injury detection, management strategies and outcome, we undertook a retrospective review and analysis of our experience with 55 major bile duct injuries following both laparoscopic and open cholecystectomies over a period of 9 years. RESULTS Thirty-one major bile duct injuries… CONTINUE READING

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