The surgical treatment of isolated left-sided hepatolithiasis: a 22-year experience.

@article{Sun2000TheST,
  title={The surgical treatment of isolated left-sided hepatolithiasis: a 22-year experience.},
  author={Wei Sun and Bin-sheng Han and Jianhui Cai},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={127 5},
  pages={493-7}
}
BACKGROUND Various therapeutic methods are used in isolated left hepatolithiasis (ILH), and long-term results are not as satisfactory as they should be. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 128 patients with ILH who were treated in our center over the last 22 years was undertaken to address patient age, gender, preoperative evaluation, operative findings, treatment modalities, and postoperative courses. RESULTS Sixty of the 128 patients were male and 68 were female, with a mean age of 42… CONTINUE READING

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