Table 4

Postoperative data of the patients
Data Deascription No. (%) Total
Clinical improvement 1 week 10 (62.50%) 16
2 weeks 6 (37.50%)
≥3 weeks 0 (0%)
Laboratory improvement 1 week 3 (18.75%0 16
2 weeks 7 (43.75%)
≥3 weeks 6 (37.50%)
Hospital stay Mean (range) days 10 (7–20) days
Long term clinical results (cholangitis) Grade I (excellent) 12 (75.00%) 16
Grade II (good) 2 (12.50%)
Grade III (fair) 1 (6.25%)
Grade IV (poor) 1 (6.25%)
Follow up period Mean (range) months 23 (7–35) months
HJ stricture One case, presented after 18 months 1 (6.25%) 16
BEG type I, endoscopic stent,
Normal after 9 months follow up
Patent HJ 15 (93.75%)

HJ: hepaticojejunostomy.

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