Symptomatic nonparasitic hepatic cysts: options for and results of surgical management.

@article{Tocchi2002SymptomaticNH,
  title={Symptomatic nonparasitic hepatic cysts: options for and results of surgical management.},
  author={Adriano Tocchi and Gianluca Mazzoni and Gianluca Costa and Diletta Cassini and Elia Bettelli and Nicola Agostini and Michelangelo Miccini},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={137 2},
  pages={154-8}
}
BACKGROUND Management options for symptomatic nonparasitic hepatic cysts (SNHC) lack verification through comparative studies with respect to safety and long-term effectiveness. HYPOTHESIS Open cystectomy is the treatment of choice for patients with SNHC. SETTING University hospital department of surgery. PATIENTS Data were retrospectively analyzed from the clinical charts of 34 patients (26 women and 8 men) undergoing surgery for SNHC from January 1, 1975, through January 1, 1999. Charts… CONTINUE READING