Laparoscopic Treatment of Nonparasitic Liver Cysts: Adequate Selection of Patients and Surgical Technique

@article{Gigot1996LaparoscopicTO,
  title={Laparoscopic Treatment of Nonparasitic Liver Cysts: Adequate Selection of Patients and Surgical Technique},
  author={Jean François Gigot and Marc Legrand and Guy Hubens and L. de Canni{\`e}re and E. Wibin and F. Deweer and M. L. Druart and Cathy Bertrand and Hendrik Devriendt and Rapha{\"e}l Droissart and M. Tugilimana and Philippe Hauters and Ludovic Vereecken},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={20},
  pages={556-561}
}
Results of laparoscopic fenestration in patients with a highly symptomatic solitary liver cyst (17 patients) or polycystic liver disease (PLD) (9 patients) were prospectively evaluated in a multicenter practice of general surgeons. Conversion to laparotomy was required in two patients because of inaccessible deep liver cyst in one and a diffuse form of PLD in the other. There was no mortality or major morbidity. Mean postoperative hospital stay was 4.6 days after successful laparoscopic… CONTINUE READING
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