Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the diagnosis and management of postcholecystectomy cystic duct leaks.

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Two patients with postcholecystectomy cystic duct leaks are presented. Both patients were symptomatic and septic in the postoperative period. After endoscopic biliary decompression, the biliocutaneous fistulae closed rapidly, and rapid resolution of symptoms was achieved.

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@article{Janardhanan1986EndoscopicRC, title={Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the diagnosis and management of postcholecystectomy cystic duct leaks.}, author={Raj Janardhanan and George J. Brodmerkel and Peter Turowski and Daniel H. Gregory and Radheshyam M. Agrawal}, journal={The American journal of gastroenterology}, year={1986}, volume={81 6}, pages={474-6} }