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Hapatobilliary trauma Dr awad al dumour Al basheer hospital
Background Largest solid abdominal organ,fixed position Second most common injured, but most common cause of death after abdominal trauma Blunt MVA most common 80% adults, 97% children-conservative rx
Locate your liver Upper right quadrant deep to inferior ribs Dome of liver abuts aganst inferior diaphragm surface Left/right lobes Gall bladder is thin muscular sac on inferior surface where bile collects (1 above) 1. ANATOMY
Measuring liver span by percussion: variation in liver span Variation in liver span according to the vertical plane of examination. Since there is variability in where clinicians determine the mid-clavicular line to be, the inevitable consequence is that liver span may also vary even if multiple observers are perfectly accurate in measuring it. Percuss your liver Easiest organ to percuss Dense tissue gives rock- solid sound/feel on percussion Mid-clavicular line moving inferiorly from mid-chest to lower right quadrant
Portal Triad - Common Bile duct - Common Bile duct - Proper Hepatic Artery - Proper Hepatic Artery - Portal Vein - Portal Vein
Anatomy Cantile described main divisions along a main plane from GB fossa to IVC. Divides liver into equal halves. Couinaud developed 4 sectors and 8 segments, divided into vertical and oblique planes, defined by the 3 main hepatic veins and transverse plane thru right and left portal branches.
Anatomy Hepatic veins lie between segments. Left hepatc vein divides left lobe into medial and lateral segments. Middle hepatic vein divides liver into left and right lobes.
Anatomy Right hepatic vein divides right lobe into anterior and posterior segments. A horizontal line thru left and right main portal veins is used to divide lobes into inferior and superior segments. The 8 liver segments are numbers clockwise on the frontal view.
CLASSIFICATION Blunt trauma RTAs, direct blows, falls, ….. Sudden application of pressure, seat belt syn Frequency of organ injury 1.Spleen 25% 2.Kidney 12% 3.Intestine 15% 4.Liver 15% 5.Retro peritoneal haematoma 13%
CLASSIFICATION Iatrogenic injury Due to diagnostic & therapeutic procedures 1.Endoscopy 2.External cardiac massage 3.Peritoneal dialysis 4.Paracentesis 5.PTC 6.Liver biopsy
Classification I-Subcapsular hematoma<1cm, superficial laceration<1cm deep. II-Parenchymal laceration 1-3cm deep, subcapsular hematoma1-3 cm thick. III-Parenchymal laceration> 3cm deep and subcapsular hematoma> 3cm diameter.
Classification IV-Parenchymal/supcapsular hematoma> 10cm in diameter, lobar destruction, or devasularization. V- Global destruction or devascularization of the liver. VI-Hepatic avulsion
LIVER INJURIES Incidence Clinical picture Management 1. Non operative 2.Drainage of deep lacerations Sump drain 3.Removal of devitalized tissue 4.Pringle maneuver, ? HA ligation where ? 5.Segmentectomy ? Lobectomy ? Packing 6.Repair CBD over T- tube
Pathophysiology Friable parenchyma, thin capsule, fixed position in relation to spine. Right lobe gets hit more since its larger, and closer to ribs. 85% injuries involve segments 6,7,8 from compressioin against ribs, spine, abd wall. Shear forces at attachments to diaphragm Transmission thru right hemithorax.
Pathophysiology Liver injured easily in children since ribs are compliant, force transmitted. Liver not as developed in children, with weaker connective tissue framework. Iatrogenic injuries by biopsies, biliary drainage, TIPS, can cause capsular tears and bile leaks, fistulas, hemoperitoneum.
Clinical Details Symptoms of injury are related to blood loss, peritoneal irritation, RUQ tenderness, and guarding. Unrecognized delayed abcess Bilomas Signs of blood loss may dominate the picture.
Clinical Details Elevated liver tests Biliary peritonitis (nausea, vomiting, abd pain). DPL has high sensitivity, 1-2% complication rate. Plain x-rays non-specific. CT scan diagnostic procedure of choice. Hida for leaks, angio for hemorrhage.
Limitations FAST sensitivity highest (98%) for grade 3 injuries or greater. Negative findings do not exclude hepatic injury. Emergency sono findings demonstrating free fluid, parenchymal injury, or both demonstrate overall sensitivity for detection of blunt abdominal trauma of 72%. Angiogram may fail to detect active bleeding.
ADJUVANT STUDIES FOR ASSESSMENT Laboratory studies Hct, UA, S amylase, other tests baseline Radiological studies PFA, Erect CXR,US, CT ? Contrast, IVU, Urethrogram, Cystogram and Angiography. Four quadrant tap test
DIAGNOSTIC PERITONEAL LAVAGE Indications of DPL Contraindications Technique, precautions Results are positive IF 1.RBCs > 100,000/cubic mm 2.WBCs > 5000/cubic mm 3.Amylase >200 units 4.Presence of bacteria,bile, faeces 5.Rough index
CT Scans Accurate in localizing the site of liver injury, associated injuries. Used to monitor healing. CT criteria for staging liver trauma uses AAST liver injury scale Grades 1-6 Hematoma,laceration,vascular,acute bleeding,gallbladder injury,biloma.
Angiography Demonstrates active bleeding Transcatheter embolization may be the only treatment required. Findings include contusion, laceration, hematoma, pseudoaneurysms, fistulas. Embolization can reduce transfusion requirements, stenting for fistulas.
Causes of Biliary Injury in LC Failure to properly occl. the cystic duct Injury to the ducts in the liver bed caused by entering a plane too deep to the gallbladder Cautery Misuse – thermal necrosis ductal tissue loss Pulling forcefully up on the gallbladder when clipping the cystic duct tenting injury to the junction of the CBD & common hepatic duct
Strasberg SM, Hertl M, Soper NJ. An analysis of the problem of biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. J Am Coll Surg. 1995 Jan; 180 (1) : 101-25. Reviews revealed the incidence of biliary injury during open CCY to be 0.1-0.3% 1995 – Strasberg’s study which incl. more than 124,000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies (LC) reported in the literature found the incidence of major bile duct injury to be 0.5%. Biliary Injuries During Cholecystectomy (CCY)
Diagnosis of Bile Leaks Persistent fullness, anorexia, abdominal pain, fever & tenderness,jaundice, elev WBC High level of suspicion following surgery Bile draining from a drain left in the operative field
Radiographic Diagnosis of Biliary Injury US/CT – detect bilomas (poss. perc drainage)
Radiographic Diagnosis of Biliary Injury US/CT – detect bilomas (poss. perc drainage) HIDA – presence of active bile leak (physiologic)
ERCP Provides exact anatomical diagnosis of bile duct leak; while allowing treatment w/ decompression of the biliary tree. Principal of treatment is to establish a pressure gradient that will favor flow into the duodenum not the leak site; may entail removal of retained stone or internal stenting +/- sphincterotomy
Internal stenting is currently the procedure of choice for treating bile duct leaks ( types A & D) Cessation of bile extravasation in 70-95% of cases w/in 7 days
Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography Another method of non-surgical mgmt of bile leak Usually reserved for when ERCP unsuccessful; since bile ducts of normal caliber increasing the difficulty of the procedure
Plastic surgery meets GI surgery BOTOX injection to sphincter of Oddi
Intraoperative Injury Strasberg D injury - (partial injury to a major duct) should be repaired at initial operation w/ T- tube drainage Strasberg E injury - (complete transection of major duct) may be reconstructed at the initial operation w/ a R-Y hepaticojejunostomy. *** No primary re-anastomosis secondary to ischemic factors***
Detection in post-op period Abx, nutrition support, percutaneous drainage of bile collex (US or CT) MRCP, PTC or ERCP to delineate location of injury. Once sepsis and leaks are controlled, then may perform definitive reconstruction w/ R-Y hepaticojejunostomy Kaman et al. Management of Major Bile Duct Injuries following LC. Surg Endosc (2004)18:1196 –1199
PANCREATIC INJURIES Blunt or penetrating injury Associated with other injuries Persistent elevation of S. amylase Laparotomy usually for other injuries Select the surgical procedure, Debridment Good drainage, Sump drain
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