Iatrogenic biliary injury: 13,305 cholecystectomies experienced by a single surgical team over more than 13 years

Abstract

Biliary injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) are complications better avoided than treated. These injuries cause long-lasting morbidity and can be fatal. The authors present their experience with biliary injury in LC during a period exceeding 13 years. Between January 1992 and December 2005, 13,305 LCs were performed at the authors’ institution… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-007-9740-8

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