Hepatectomy for bilateral primary hepatolithiasis: a cohort study.

  title={Hepatectomy for bilateral primary hepatolithiasis: a cohort study.},
  author={Tian Rui Yang and Wan Yee Joseph Lau and Eric Chun Hung Lai and Li-qun Yang and Jin Zhang and Guang-shun Yang and Jun-hua Lu and Meng-chao Wu},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={251 1},
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the perioperative and long-term results of partial hepatectomy for patients with complicated bilateral primary hepatolithiasis. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Hepatolithiasis is best managed by a multidisciplinary approach. Definitive treatment can be offered using endoscopic, percutaneous, laparoscopic, or open surgical approaches. Partial hepatectomy is only indicated for recurrent, troublesome, localized, and severe disease affecting the liver. METHODS… CONTINUE READING