Saudi Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences

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

Management options in hepatic hydatid disease


Mohamed I Yasawy 
 Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Dammam, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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

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.


How to cite this article:
Yasawy MI. Management options in hepatic hydatid disease.Saudi J Med Med Sci 2014;2:90-94


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Yasawy MI. Management options in hepatic hydatid disease. Saudi J Med Med Sci [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Jul 13 ];2:90-94
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