Kasai Procedure (Hepatoportojejunostomy)

Last updated 20.09.12

 

Index

 

Indication

-  Preffered treatment for extraheptic biliary atresia

-  Modified form for choledocal cysts

 

Procedure

-  Removal of biliary tree, including gall baldder & common bile duct

-  Jejunumm transected

-  Proximal jejunum anastamosed to more distal jejunum via Roux-en Y

-  Distal jejunum anastamosed to confluence of right & left hepatic ducts

 

Kasai

 

Complications

-  Anastamosis leak, bile leak

-  Anastamotic stricture

-  Cholangitis

 

 

 

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