Role of Kasai procedure in surgery of hilar bile duct strictures.

  title={Role of Kasai procedure in surgery of hilar bile duct strictures.},
  author={Jin-bo Gao and Li-Shan Bai and Zhi-jian Hu and Jun-Wei Wu and Xin-Qun Chai},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={17 37},
AIM To assess the application of the Kasai procedure in the surgical management of hilar bile duct strictures. METHODS Ten consecutive patients between 2005 and 2011 with hilar bile duct strictures who underwent the Kasai procedure were retrospectively analyzed. Kasai portoenterostomy with the placement of biliary stents was performed in all patients. Clinical characteristics, postoperative complications, and long-term outcomes were analyzed. All patients were followed up for 2-60 mo… CONTINUE READING
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