A successful Laparoscopic surgery for multiple hydatid cysts (7 cysts) of liver : Case Report
Annals of the College of Medicine, Mosul,
2021, Volume 43, Issue 2, Pages 212-215
AbstractCase report : To the best of our knowledge this could be the first report of a successfully performed laparoscopic surgery for female patient having had multiple liver hydatid cysts ( 7 in number) in both lobes of liver.
Background: Laparoscopic hydatid surgery ( LHS) was almost gaining acceptance all over the world. But still there are contraindications to this approach of particular are those with multiple cysts ( >3 cysts)1.On reviewing the literature most of the reports of LHS were for patients with solitary hydatid cyst and exceptionally for a maximum of three cysts. Herein an initial effort to expand the application of LHS in managing multiple hydatid cysts of liver (>3) with all the advantages of laparoscopic approach; less pain, good cosmetic results, rapid recovery and less complications
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