Clinical features and mechanisms of major laparoscopic biliary injury.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has quickly become the gold standard for the treatment of symptomatic cholelithiasis. With the introduction of this new technique has come a learning curve, with a higher than expected initial rate of complications. The most significant complication, as with open cholecystectomy, is injury to the bile duct. This article reviews the clinical features and mechanisms of major biliary injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Davidoff, AM; Branum, GD; Meyers, WC

Published Date

  • October 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 338 - 345

PubMed ID

  • 8257627

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0887-2171

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0887-2171(05)80053-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States