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Identification and Management of Bile Leaks Post Cholecystectomy

  • George Kalogeropoulos
  • Ian J. Beckingham
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Abstract

Post operative bile leaks, although infrequent, represent a significant complication following laparoscopic cholecystectomy that must be detected early and managed appropriately to prevent significant morbidity and rarely mortality.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity Hospital GeelongGeelongUK
  2. 2.Hepatobiliary SurgeryQueens Medical Centre—Nottingham University Hospitals NHS TrustNottinghamUK

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