Laparoscopic deroofing of hepatic cyst
Journal Title: Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal - Year 2000, Vol 2, Issue 2
Solitary non-parasitic cysts of the liver are commonly asymptomatic and do not require treatment. Rarely, the cysts become symptomatic and are then best treated surgically. The optimal surgical treatment is debatable. We report a case treated by laparoscopic deroofing which is arguably a safe and effective approach.
Authors and Affiliations
Al Kindy N M| Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 35 Al-Khod, Muscat 123, Sultanate of Oman, Grant C S| Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 35 Al-Khod, Muscat 123, Sultanate of Oman, Daar A S| Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 35 Al-Khod, Muscat 123, Sultanate of Oman
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