Endoscopic management of a relapsing hepatic hydatid cyst with intrabiliary rupture: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Manouras2007EndoscopicMO,
  title={Endoscopic management of a relapsing hepatic hydatid cyst with intrabiliary rupture: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Andreas J. Manouras and Michael Genetzakis and Pantelis T. Antonakis and Emmanuel Eustathios Lagoudianakis and Michael Pattas and Artemisia Papadima and Panagiotis Giannopoulos and Evangelos E Menenakos},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={249-53}
}
Hydatid disease, although endemic mostly in sheep-farming countries, remains a public health issue worldwide, involving mainly the liver. Intrabiliary rupture is the most frequent complication of the hepatic hydatid cyst. Endoscopy is advocated, preoperatively, to alleviate obstructive jaundice caused by intracystic materials after a frank rupture and is also a useful and well-established adjunct in locating postoperative biliary fistulas. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography with… CONTINUE READING