Laparoscopic cyst excision and Roux-Y hepaticojejunostomy for children with choledochal cysts in China: a multicenter study

@article{Qiao2014LaparoscopicCE,
  title={Laparoscopic cyst excision and Roux-Y hepaticojejunostomy for children with choledochal cysts in China: a multicenter study},
  author={Guoliang Qiao and Long Li and Suolin Li and Shao-Tao Tang and Bin Wang and Hongwei Xi and Zhigang Gao and Qinlin Sun},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={140-144}
}
Laparoscopic hepaticojejunostomy (LH) for children with choledochal cyst (CDC) has become feasible and popular recently. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of LH for CDC in a large multicenter series. Medical records of 956 consecutive patients who underwent LH for CDC at seven academic institutions from June 2001 to May 2012 were retrospectively analyzed. Ultrasonography, upper gastrointestinal contrast studies, and laboratory tests were performed during the… CONTINUE READING

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