Outcomes of radical surgical management in liver hydatid cysts: 7 years center experience

Wael Mansy, Morsi Mohamed, Sameh Saber
2018 Mini-invasive Surgery  
How to cite this article: Mansy W, Mohamed M, Saber S. Outcomes of radical surgical management in liver hydatid cysts: 7 years center experience. Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:36. http://dx. Abstract Aim: To evaluate our experience of radical treatment in management of liver hydatid cyst. As liver is considered the organ most frequently infected with hydatid disease. Methods: We performed a retrospective study concerning surgical management of liver hydatid cyst at Advanced
more » ... y Center. Our study done from June 2011 to May 2018 on 103 patients presented with hepatic hydatid cyst. Results: Total pericystectomy was carried out in 80 (77.67%) patients; while hepatic resection was carried out in 14 (13.59%) patients. Laparoscopic management was done in 6 (5.82%) patients (5 cases with total pericystectomy and 1 case with sub-total pericystectomy and omentoplasty). Twenty-one patients developed post-operative complications, four patients suffered from biliary leak. There was no mortality. Follow-up period ranged from 6 to 60 months with no recurrence. Conclusion: Radical surgical procedures were safe and effective in management of hepatic hydatid cyst when it was done by experienced surgeons, with lower morbidity rates and no recurrence.
doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.48 fatcat:d4hcv3alkfaupedjj5mmbjnkma