Choledochotomy for biliary lithiasis: Is routine T-tube drainage necessary? A prospective controlled trail

S. M. Sheen-Chen, F. F. Chou

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摘要

Thirty patients with stones in the common bile duct were allocated alternately to have choledocholithotomy carried out with either T-tube drainage or with primary closure. Choledochoscopy was done during every operation, and the patency of the common bile duct tested by perfusion. There were no operative deaths. The length of operation was shorter with primary closure (p < 0.01) but there were no differences between the groups in operative blood loss, days in hospital after operation, postoperative morbidity and mortality, and final outcome at follow up. There was no change in the incidence of postoperative bacteraemia, the number of adverse reactions, and the incidence of bile peritonitis after removal of the T-tube. Patients who had T-tubes reported greater discomfort and inconvenience than those withou, and their treatment cost more. We conclude that primary closure of the common bile duct is a reasonable alternative to T-tube drainage in selected cases.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)387-390
頁數4
期刊Acta Chirurgica Scandinavica
156
發行號5
出版狀態已發佈 - 一月 1 1990
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Lithiasis
Common Bile Duct
Drainage
Incidence
Bacteremia
Peritonitis
Bile
Health Care Costs
Perfusion
Morbidity
Mortality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Choledochotomy for biliary lithiasis : Is routine T-tube drainage necessary? A prospective controlled trail. / Sheen-Chen, S. M.; Chou, F. F.

於: Acta Chirurgica Scandinavica, 卷 156, 編號 5, 01.01.1990, p. 387-390.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

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