Does Primary Surgical Management of Liver Hydatid Cyst Influence Recurrence?

  title={Does Primary Surgical Management of Liver Hydatid Cyst Influence Recurrence?},
  author={Hadj Omar El Malki and Yasser El Mejdoubi and Amine Souadka and Belkacem Zakri and Raouf M Mohsine and Lahcen Ifrine and Redouane Abouqal and Abdelkader Belkouchi},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
Hydatid disease is still a major health problem in sheep-raising areas. Surgery remains the basic treatment for liver hydatid cyst (LHC). However, recurrences can occur after all therapies. Surgery for recurrence of LHC becomes technically more difficult with higher rate of morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to determine perfective factors associated to hepatic recurrence after LHC surgery and to propose and discuss postoperative follow-up schedules. It is a retrospective cohort… CONTINUE READING

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