Table 2

Preoperative data of the patients
Data Description No. (%) Total
Diagnosis Post-cholecystectomy CBD injury Immediate leak 3 9 (56.25%) 16
Immediate obstruction 3
Late Stricture 3
Strictured Hepatico-Jejunostomy (after original post-cholecystectomy CBD injury) 2 (12.50%)
Inflammatory stricture (cholangitis) With CBD stones 3 5 (31.25%)
Without CBD stones 2
Bismuth type of stricture I (>2 cm from the confluence) 5 (31.25%) 16
III (<2 cm from the confluence) 3 (18.75%)
IIII (hilar with preserved confluence) 7 (43.75%)
IV (hilar with separate right and left ducts) 1 (6.25%)
VI (sectorial right hepatic duct) 0 (0%)
Liver functions Total bilirubin (μmol/L) Elevated 14(87.50%) 16
Normal 2 (12.50%)
Alkaline phosphatase (U/L) Elevated 16 (100%) 16
Normal 0 (0.0%)
Cholangio-graphy ERCP Number of procedures 21 16*
Number of patients 14 (87.50%)
MRC Number of procedures 7
Number of patients 7 (43.75%)

CBD: common bile duct, ERCP: endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, MRC: magnetic resonance cholangiography, * represents the total number of patients that had cholangiography whatever the type.

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