Complications of Biliary Tract Surgery

Part of the Radiology of Iatrogenic Disorders book series (IATROGENIC)


Operations on the biliary tract are the most frequent intraabdominal surgical procedures, about 500,000 being performed annually in the United States (1). Included in this figure are cholecystectomies, choledochotomies, bypass procedures, and reoperations for complications.


Bile Duct Cystic Duct Bile Duct Injury Common Duct Common Hepatic Duct 
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