Problems Facing Surgeon With The Bile Ducts
5 months ago
As laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been increasingly used to treat symptomatic cholelithiasis, the number of bile duct injuries (BDI) has also increased. The biliary tree and relationship of the cystic duct and its insertion onto the common hepatic duct is noted to have variable and anomalous anatomy. The most common reason for injuring the bile duct is due to the misidentification of normal biliary anatomy. Once the bile duct is injured, early recognition is crucial to facilitate appropriate treatment.