Int J Surg Case Rep 2018 9;42:104-108. Epub 2017 Dec 9.
Department of Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Science, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan. Electronic address:
Introduction: Reflux cholangitis is a frequent complication of Roux-en-Y choledochojejunostomy.
Presentation Of Case: A 68-year-old male underwent left lobectomy of the liver, bile duct resection and choledochojejunostomy for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma located in Segment 2 of the liver, 40mm in diameter with a lymph node metastasis 5 years ago. He had frequent recurrences of postoperative reflux cholangitis and hepatic abscesses and was treated with antibiotics each time. Read More