Surgical treatment of inspissated bile syndrome using a 2-stage pure laparoscopic approach: a case report.


We describe a 99-day old girl with inspissated bile syndrome (IBS) unresponsive to treatment with oral ursodeoxycholic acid. We performed a pure laparoscopic 2-stage procedure, consisting of cholecystostomy and insertion of an indwelling balloon catheter for local ursodeoxycholic acid flushing for 13 consecutive days. Subsequently, the cholecystostomy was… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.09.043


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