Laparoscopic Excision of Choledochal Cyst with Roux-en-Y Hepaticojejunostomy

Edward H. Phillips, Brendan J. Carroll, Moses J. Fallas

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Product ID: ACS-1822
Year Produced: 1992
Length: 10 min.
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A 39 year old female with intermittent epigastric pain underwent ultrasound and CT scan examination, which suggested the presence of a choledochal cyst. This was confirmed at laparoscopy. Cholecystectomy, cyst resection and laparoscopic hand-sewn choledochojejunostomy was performed. She had an uneventful postoperative course, and was discharged home on the seventh postoperative day. This is the first case report of a completely laparoscopic resection of a choledochal cyst.