Laparoscopic versus Open Roux-en-Y hepatojejunostomy for children with choledochal cysts: intermediate-term follow-up results

@article{Diao2010LaparoscopicVO,
  title={Laparoscopic versus Open Roux-en-Y hepatojejunostomy for children with choledochal cysts: intermediate-term follow-up results},
  author={Mei Diao and Long Li and Wei Cheng},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={1567-1573}
}
Laparoscopic hepatojejunostomy (LH) for children with choledochal cysts (CDC) has been gaining popularity recently. However, its safety and efficacy remain unknown. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the intermediate-term results of LH for CDC children. We reviewed 218 patients who underwent LH between October 2001 and October 2009 and 200 patients who underwent open hepatojejunostomy (OH) between September 1993 and September 2001. Ultrasonography, upper gastrointestinal contrast studies… CONTINUE READING

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