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complications of biliary surgery

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These complications of biliary surgery include:

  • retained stone in the bile duct
  • biliary peritonitis
  • bile duct damage
  • haemorrhage - the cystic and hepatic arteries and the liver bed are all vulnerable to operative trauma and may bleed heavily
  • complications of pre-existing jaundice
  • wound infection or abscess
  • ascending cholangitis
  • intraperitoneal abscess in the gallbladder bed and around the liver
  • chest infections

Last reviewed 01/2018

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