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Surgical management of liver hydatidosis. 10-year experience with 269 patients.
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PMID:  4066278     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A series of 269 patients with 371 surgically treated hydatid cysts of the liver is reported. Cystopericystectomy was performed in 45.2% of cases, liver resection in 7%, subtotal cystectomy in 26.9%, cystojejunostomy in 1.8% and drainage in 9.7%. Overall mortality and morbility were 2.9% and 31% respectively, with a mean hospital stay of 29 days. The highest mortality (6%) and morbility (45%) were observed in patients undergoing subtotal cystectomy. In the group of patients treated by conservative surgery the overall mortality was 32.5%, while in the group treated by radical surgery it was 27% (p less than 0.05). These data suggest that in the treatment of hydatid disease radical resection is followed by the lowest complication and mortality rates.
E Moreno González; J M Jover navalón; J I Landa García; M Moreno Azcoíta; G Silecchia; M Gómez Gutiérrez; J Arias Díaz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Italian journal of surgical sciences / sponsored by Società italiana di chirurgia     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0392-3525     ISO Abbreviation:  Ital J Surg Sci     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-12-24     Completed Date:  1985-12-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8213451     Medline TA:  Ital J Surg Sci     Country:  ITALY    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  267-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Echinococcosis, Hepatic / surgery*
Jejunum / surgery
Length of Stay
Liver / surgery
Postoperative Complications / etiology,  mortality
Retrospective Studies

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