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Biliary Reconstruction Techniques: From Biliary Tumors to Transplantation

  • Leonardo CentonzeEmail author
  • Stefano Di Sandro
  • Iacopo Mangoni
  • Luciano De Carlis
Chapter
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)

Abstract

The performance of biliary reconstruction for restoring bilioenteric continuity after bile duct resection for hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) tumors or during liver transplantation represents a basic skill for HPB and transplant surgeons. Such reconstruction may involve duct-to-duct anastomosis (or choledochocholedochostomy) or bilioenteric anastomosis, depending on the underlying disease, anatomy and indications. This chapter will describe the techniques of duct-to-duct and bilioenteric anastomoses focusing on their basic principles, techniques and application in oncological HPB surgery and liver transplantation.

Keywords

Biliary reconstruction Hepaticojejunostomy Cholangiojejunostomy Duct-to-duct anastomosis Hepatopancreatobiliary tumors Choledochocholedochostomy Bile duct resection Ductoplasty Liver transplantation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonardo Centonze
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stefano Di Sandro
    • 1
  • Iacopo Mangoni
    • 1
  • Luciano De Carlis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of General Surgery and TransplantationNiguarda HospitalMilanItaly
  2. 2.School of Medicine and SurgeryUniversity of Milano-BicoccaMilanItaly

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