Laparoscopic Surgery for Hydatid Cyst Disease
This video demonstrate Laparoscopic lecture of treatment of hydatid disease of the liver is an alternative to open surgery in well-selected patients. Important steps are the evacuation of the cyst contents without spillage, sterilization of the cyst cavity with scolicidal agents and cavity management using classical surgical techniques. The laparoscopic approach is safe with acceptable mortality and morbidity for both conservative and radical resections in selected patients. Clinical outcomes are comparable to open surgery, albeit in a selected group of patients.