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Choledochojejunostomy

Posted On: 04-22-2015
Choledochojejunostomy

What is Choledochojejunostomy?

During choledochojejunostomy, a new connection between the common bile duct and the jejunum (middle of the small intestine) is created in order to assist bile drainage.

Also Known As:

  • Choledochostomy
  • Bile duct surgery
  • Jejunum surgery

Conditions Treated with Choledochojejunostomy:

Choledochojejunostomy is utilized to treat conditions such as bile duct inflammation, jaundice, bile duct stones and bile duct stricture. 

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Non-Surgical or Other Surgical Alternatives to Choledochojejunostomy:

There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical alternatives to choledochojejunostomy.

Anesthesia with Choledochojejunostomy:

Choledochojejunostomy is performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the procedure.

Potential Complications from Choledochojejunostomy:

Possible risks following choledochojejunostomy include infection, bleeding, bile leak and a negative reaction to the anesthesia.

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