Traumatic injuries to the biliary tree

Williamson, Jml
March 2013
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Mar2013, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p138
Academic Journal
The article discusses role played by radiological endoscopic and operative interventions in biliary trauma. A Medline literature review was performed for pertinent articles over the last four decades and assimilated to provide a guide to current management strategies for biliary trauma. It provides incidences, causes, and time periods in biliary trauma. It also discusses traumatic complications and concludes that traumatic injuries to the biliary tree should be considered in two contexts. INSET: KEY POINTS.


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