ERCP in the management of biliary complications after cholecystectomy.

  title={ERCP in the management of biliary complications after cholecystectomy.},
  author={Swati Pawa and Firas H. Al-Kawas},
  journal={Current gastroenterology reports},
  volume={11 2},
Open cholecystectomy has been associated historically with 0.2% to 0.5% risk of postoperative biliary injury. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, which has become the first-line surgical treatment of calculous gallbladder disease, has been associated with a 2.5-fold to fourfold increase in the incidence of postoperative bile duct injury. The biliary endoscopist can expect to see a varied spectrum of complications after cholecystectomy by either technique, including postoperative biliary strictures… CONTINUE READING
8 Extracted Citations
0 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…