Nonparasitic Cysts of the Liver: Results and Options of Surgical Treatment

@article{Koperna1997NonparasiticCO,
  title={Nonparasitic Cysts of the Liver: Results and Options of Surgical Treatment},
  author={Thomas Koperna and Sonja Vogl and Ulli Satzinger and Franz Schulz},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={21},
  pages={850-855}
}
n = 9) should be regarded as a palliative measure. Within a short period, CT-guided aspiration led to recurrence of symptoms in seven of our patients. Standard treatment of NPHC is fenestration with widest possible excision of the cystic wall, which can be performed laparoscopically ( n = 10) or by the conventional surgical mode ( n = 54). One patient was initially operated by the laparoscopic technique but developed bleeding, which necessitated conversion to the open mode. Three patients… CONTINUE READING