Single-incision laparoscopic Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy using conventional instruments for children with choledochal cysts

@article{Diao2011SingleincisionLR,
  title={Single-incision laparoscopic Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy using conventional instruments for children with choledochal cysts},
  author={Mei Diao and Long Li and Ning Yu Dong and Qi Li and Wei Cheng},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={1784-1790}
}
Single-incision laparoscopy has recently become popular in pediatric surgery. Yet there has been no report on its application in the management of choledochal cysts (CDC). The current series is the first study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of single-incision laparoscopic hepaticojejunostomy (SILH) for CDC in children. We reviewed 19 children who underwent SILH between April and June 2011. Early postoperative and follow-up results were compared with our historical controls. The median… CONTINUE READING