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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 90-94

Management options in hepatic hydatid disease


Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Dammam, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Mohamed I Yasawy
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Dammam, P.O. Box 40143, Al-Khobar 31952, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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DOI: 10.4103/1658-631X.136994

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Objective: The aim of this retrospective study is to analyse the outcome of 4 different methods in management of hepatic hydatid disease. Patients and Methods: The study was carried out in the Military Hospital, Riyadh: 110 patients were included; 37 were treated medically; 26 patients were subjected to percutaneous drainage via ultrasound guidance. Fifty patients required surgical treatment, while the remaining 10 patients were managed endoscopically. Results: The study showed different responses of the 4 methods applied. Conclusion: This retrospective analysis revealed that percutaneous draiange of the hydrated cysts achieved the best yield among all other methods.


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