Cystic Duct Stump Leak After Cholecystectomy
Things do not always go smoothly after a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. One of the more common complications is bile leak. Common bile duct injury must always be ruled in or out in this circumstance. Other causes of leak include aberrant bile ducts, which drain from the liver into the gallbladder fossa, or failure of the cystic duct stump closure. This chapter explores options for management of cystic duct stump leak.
KeywordsBile Duct Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Cystic Duct Bile Leak Bile Duct Injury
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