LA BIOPSIE HEPATIQUE PAR PONCTION POSTERIEURE EXTRAPERITONEALE. STATISTIQUE DE 1000 CAS

Translated title of the contribution: Hepatic biopsy by posterior extraperitoneal approach. A 1000 cases statistic

B. Andreoni, M. Citterio, M. Gavinelli, G. Bevilacqua

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Abstract

The authors report an analysis of 1000 hepatic biopsies performed with an original method with posterior extraperitoneal approach. This method let the biopsy execution also in the patients in which the hepatic biopsy with lateral approach was contraindicated (31%). An adequate sample for histologic examination was obtained in 98,3% of cases. An important element of safe is now considered the ultrasound guide. The incidence of greater complications has been modeste (7 arterious-venous fistulas, 1 retroperitoneal hematoma, 1 cardiac arrest by probable vagal inhibitory reflex).

Translated title of the contributionHepatic biopsy by posterior extraperitoneal approach. A 1000 cases statistic
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)175-181
Number of pages7
JournalJournal de Chirurgie
Volume122
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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