Proposed standards for reporting outcomes of treating biliary injuries.

  title={Proposed standards for reporting outcomes of treating biliary injuries.},
  author={Jai Young Cho and Todd Huntley Baron and David L. Carr-Locke and William C. Chapman and Guido Costamagna and Eduardo de Santibanes and Ismael Dom{\'i}nguez Rosado and Oliver J Garden and Dirk. J. Gouma and Keith D. Lillemoe and Miguel Angel Mercado and Daniel K. Mullady and Timothy J Price and Daniel Picus and Henry A. Pitt and Stuart S Sherman and Richard D. Shlansky-Goldberg and Bjorn Tornqvist and Steven Martin Strasberg},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  volume={20 4},
BACKGROUND There is no standard nor widely accepted way of reporting outcomes of treatment of biliary injuries. This hinders comparison of results among approaches and among centers. This paper presents a proposal to standardize terminology and reporting of results of treating biliary injuries. METHODS The proposal was developed by an international group of surgeons, biliary endoscopists and interventional radiologists. The method is based on the concept of "patency" and is similar to the… CONTINUE READING


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