Hepatic echinococcus disease: our experience over 22 years.

  title={Hepatic echinococcus disease: our experience over 22 years.},
  author={Giorgio Di Matteo and Albert Bov{\'e} and Stella Chiarini and Lucia Capuano and Enrico de Antoni and Giulio Lanzi and Giuseppe Lippolis and Francesco Paolo Campana},
  volume={43 12},
BACKGROUND/AIMS It is important to single out the indications for surgery of hydatid disease of the liver at an early stage. For this, a fully comprehensive diagnostic work up of the patient is required. Surgery represents the most effective therapy and involves resection of the cysts and their outer capsule. This must be as complete as possible. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between 1970 and June 1992, 95 patients received this combined treatment for hydatid disease although only those presenting… CONTINUE READING

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