Early post-operative endoscopy after biliary tract surgery.

  title={Early post-operative endoscopy after biliary tract surgery.},
  author={Nib Soehendra and I. Kempeneers and H. P. Eichfuss and V. Reynders-Frederix},
  volume={13 3},
Immediate post-operative complications such as obstructive jaundice, biliary fistulae or gastrointestinal hemorrhage, occurring after biliary tract surgery can be diagnosed endoscopically. The causes of bile flow obstruction and leakage from the common bile duct can be identified using ERC. In many cases the diagnosis can be followed by endoscopic treatment, therefore obviating re-laparotomy. Between 1972 and 1979 we carried out early post-operative ERC or esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy in a… CONTINUE READING