Laparoscopic deroofing of hepatic cyst

Al Kindy N M, Grant C S, Daar A S


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 treat ed by laparoscopic deroofing which is arguably a safe and effective approach.  


Solitary non-parasitic liver cysts; laparoscopic deroofing

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