Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of liver hydatid cysts

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.


  1. 1.

    Zaharie F, Bartos D, Mocan L, Zaharie R, Iancu C, Tomus C (2013) Open or laparoscopic treatment for hydatid disease of the liver? A 10-year single-institution experience. Surg Endosc 27:2110–2116

  2. 2.

    Neugebauer EAM, Morino M, Habermalz B (2008) Surgical research or comic opera? Let’s give answers! Surg Endosc 22:1411–1412

  3. 3.

    Adamina M, Guller U, Weber WP, Oertli D (2006) Propensity scores and the surgeon. Br J Surg 93:389–394

  4. 4.

    WHO Informal Working Group on Echinococcosis (1996) Guidelines for treatment of cystic and alveolar echinococcosis in humans. Bull World Health Organ 74:231–242

  5. 5.

    Tai QW, Tuxun T, Zhang JH, Zhao JM, Cao J, Muhetajiang M, Bai L, Cao XL, Zhou CM, Ji XW, Gu H, Wen H (2013) The role of laparoscopy in the management of liver hydatid cyst: a single-center experience and world review of the literature. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:171–175

  6. 6.

    Tsaroucha AK, Polychronidis AC, Lyrantzopoulos N, Pitiakoudis MS, J Karayiannakis A, Manolas KJ, Simopoulos CE (2005) Hydatid disease of the abdomen and other locations. World J Surg 29:1161–1165

  7. 7.

    Majbar A, Souadka A, Sabbah F, Raiss M, Hrora A, Ahallat A (2012) Peritoneal echinococcosis: anatomoclinical features and surgical treatment. World J Surg 36:1030–1035

  8. 8.

    Ramia JM, Poves I, Castellón C, Diez-Valladares L, Loinaz C, Serrablo A, Suarez MA (2013) Radical laparoscopic treatment for liver hydatidosis. World J Surg 37(10):2387–2392

Download references


We thank Taha Majbar for his English-language help.


M. Anass Majbar and A. Souadka have no conflicts of interest or financial ties to disclose.

Author information

Correspondence to Mohammed Anass Majbar.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Majbar, M.A., Souadka, A. Laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of liver hydatid cysts. Surg Endosc 28, 1048–1049 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-013-3200-4

Download citation


  • Hydatid Cyst
  • Echinococcosis
  • Propensity Score Analysis
  • Partial Cystectomy
  • Liver Hydatid