A 36-year-old male asked:
Sir i perform my surgery of liver cysy before 2 months all is right but i have drainage bag so for and the bile become 400ml why it is not stop?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Surgical Oncology 20 years experience
Healing Takes Time: Hard to say why you are having a bile leak without knowing the anatomical details about your liver surgery. Be patient and give it some more time, but you may require internal catheter drainage (endoscopic or percutaneous) to help this resolve. Sometimes they have to change/upsize the drains to help direct the flow of bile and to heal the tract. Talk to your surgeon.
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Last updated Apr 22, 2013
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