Journal of Medical and Surgical
Research (JMSR)


Pages: 1084-1089DOI: 10.46327/msrjg.1.000000000000221

Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001

Endoscopic Management of Ruptured Hepatic Hydatid Cysts: Clinical Reflection through 03 Illustrative Case Series

Author: Younes Cherradi

Category: JMSR Gastroenterology

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Hydatosis is an infection which affects mostly the liver. Although rare, Rupture of hydatid cysts in biliary ducts is one of the most serious complications of hepatic hydatidosis. Many authors recommended ERCP as the safest therapeutic approach for management of ruptured hydatid cysts, but there is still a real need for recommendations regarding per-procedure aspects and follow-up issues. We present the experience of a secondary hospital in the management of inaugural biliary complications of hepatic hydatid disease with clinical reflection for improvement of the quality of care.

Keywords: Endoscopy, ERCP, Hepatic Hydatid Cyst, Rupture