Gallbladder carcinoma as a long-term complication of cholecystojejunostomy

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Abstract

Introduction: Development of gallbladder cancer following cholecystojejunostomy has not previously been described. Methods: A case of a patient who developed gallbladder cancer 22 years following cholecystojejunostomy is presented, and a literature review of known complications of cholecysto-enteric anastomosis was performed. Discussion: Cholangitis is the commonest reported complication, known to predispose the biliary epithelium to malignant change, but has not been described until now as being carcinogenic for the gallbladder. Gallbladder carcinoma may be a rare long-term complication of cholecystojejunostomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2330-2332
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Volume13
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2009

Keywords

  • Bilio-enteric bypass
  • Cholecystojejunostomy
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Postoperative risk factor

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Gallbladder carcinoma as a long-term complication of cholecystojejunostomy. / Pilgrim, Charles H C; Satgunaseelan, Laveniya; Ward, Salena M.; Evans, Peter M.

In: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Vol. 13, No. 12, 12.2009, p. 2330-2332.

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