Cholescintigraphy in the diagnosis of bile leak after

Sandoval, Bernardo A.; Goettler, Claudia E.
July 1997
American Surgeon;Jul1997, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p611
Academic Journal
Examines the experience of a single institution in which cholescintigraphy is the primary imaging modality used to screen patients in whom a complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is suspected. Patients and methods used in the study; Direct bilirubin level in patients with and without bile leak after LC; Diagnosis of bile leak, treatment and outcome; Proposed algorithm for the diagnosis and treatment of bile leaks after LC.


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