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Treatment of transient posttraumatic bile-duct stenosis by laparoscopic-assisted cholecystotomy.

Authors
  • Tröbs, R-B
  • Siekmeyer, W
  • Bühligen, U
  • Berr, F
  • Bennek, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric surgery international
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2002
Volume
18
Issue
5-6
Pages
503–504
Identifiers
PMID: 12415393
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A 10-year-old boy developed severe obstructive jaundice following blunt abdominal trauma. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography and magnetic resonance cholangiography revealed a stricture of the common bile duct. A cholecystostomy tube was inserted under laparoscopic guidance. After temporary bile drainage and a cholecystoenteric bypass the patient recovered.

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