TITLE

Left Hepatic Lobectomy for Type IV-A Choledochal Cyst

AUTHOR(S)
Nakayama, Hisashi; Ugajin, Wakato; Koshinaga, Tsugumichi; Fukuzawa, Masahiro; Masuda, Hideki
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Nov2000, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p1020
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report a case of a 37-year-old woman who was diagnosed with a type IV-A choledochal cyst with intrahepatic bile duct strictures. Because the stricture in the medial segment was located too far from the hilum for a hepaticojejunostomy we performed a left hepatic lobectomy. In this report we evaluate the therapeutic benefit of hepatectomy in a patient with a type IV-A choledochal cyst involving the intrahepatic bile ducts.
ACCESSION #
3787263

 

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