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Mirizzi Syndrome

P. Chernopolsky, D. Chaushev, V. Bozhkov, P. Arnaudov, I. Plachkov, T. Ivanov, A. Lisnichkov, Y. Stefanov, R. Madjov


First described in 1948 by Pablo Luis Mirizzi as `functional liver syndrome in jaundiced patients` and bearing his name, Mirizzi syndrome is a rare but serious complication of the gallstones, requiring careful approach in patients.For the period 2010-2015 in the Second Department of Surgery, 22 patients with Mirizzi syndrome are hospitalized. The ratio of women:men = 2.1:1. The age of the patients ranged from 19 to 78, all of them with long-established history and clinical presentation of gallstones.The patients had both planned and emergency surgeries, various types and sizes of surgical interventions were performed, including laparoscopical ones - cholecystectomy, cholecystectomy with drainage Kehr, cholecystectomy with biliary enteric anastomosis, reconstruction of the common bile duct.


Keywords: Mirizzi syndrome, cholecystectomy, gallstones

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P. Chernopolsky

D. Chaushev

V. Bozhkov

P. Arnaudov

I. Plachkov

T. Ivanov

A. Lisnichkov

Y. Stefanov

R. Madjov

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