Table 1

Cyst' characteristics, surgical procedures and operative findings on patients with liver hydatid cyst developing biliocystic communication.

Variables

Number of subject

%


Number of cysts

One

104

65.4

Two

31

19.5

Three and more

24

15.1

Location of the cyst in the liver

Anterior segment: III, IV, V, VI

48

30

Posterior segment: I, II, VII, VIII

111

70

Maaouni's distribution of the cyst19

Cyst in the segment IV and/or I

12

7.5

Cyst in the Segment II and/or III

13

8.2

Cyst in the Segment V and/or VI

15

9.5

Cyst in the Segment VII and/or VIII

75

47

Multiple cysts

44

27.8

Diameter of the cyst

≤10 cm

49

31

>10 cm

110

69

Gharbi's morphological type of the cyst

Type I

18

11.3

Type II

14

8.8

Type III

75

47.2

Type IV

46

29

Type V

6

3.7

Biliary duct dilatation

25

15.7

Other Hydatid cyst outside the liver

One abdominal organ

3

2

Abdominal hydatidosis

11

7

Lung

8

5

Surgical treatment

Conservative

133

83.6

Radical

26

16.4

Cyst wall (pericyst)

Soft

1

0.6

Fibrotic or calcified

158

99.4

Biliary fistula treatment

Suture

107

67.3

Catheterisation

32

20.1

Drainage

20

12.6

Residual cavity management

Capitonage

22

14

Omentoplasty

25

15.9

Drainage

58

36.9

Capitonnage + drainage

52

33.1

Common bile duct act

21

13.2


El Malki et al. BMC Surgery 2010 10:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-10-16

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