CC BY 4.0 · The Arab Journal of Interventional Radiology 2024; 08(01): 043-045
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1777269
Case Report

Biliary Ablation for Sectoral Duct Injury to Avoid Surgery

1   Radiology Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Sami Boshnaq
2   Department of Radiology, Annoor Specialist Hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Bile duct injury is a common and serious complication of both laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy. The conventional treatment for isolated bile duct injury is hepaticojejunostomy or hepatectomy. We present a case of biliary leak from an isolated right posterior sectoral duct after cholecystectomy treated with percutaneous sclerotherapy using alcohol. Approval and consent waiver were obtained from the Institutional Review Board (IRB 2023-CR-18).

Publication History

Article published online:
27 December 2023

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