Stewart and Way developed a simple classification scheme to describe bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The authors are from the University of California in San Francisco.
Bile Duct Injury
incomplete transection or lateral damage to the common bile duct
incomplete transection or lateral damage to the common hepatic duct
complete transection of the common hepatic or common bile duct
incomplete or complete transection of the right hepatic duct or right segmental hepatic duct
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Specialty: Gastroenterology, Surgery, general