alexa Efficacy of chlorhexidine gluconate during surgery for hydatid cyst.
Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System

Author(s): Topcu O, Sumer Z, Tuncer E, Aydin C, Koyuncu A

Abstract Share this page

Abstract BACKGROUND: Dissemination of protoscolices-rich fluid during surgery for hydatid cyst disease is a major cause of recurrence. Instillation of a scolicidal agent into a hepatic hydatid cyst before opening is the most commonly employed measure to prevent this serious complication. In this clinical study, the efficacy of 0.04\% chlorhexidine gluconate (Chx-Glu) during hydatid cyst surgery was tested, and early-term results were evaluated. METHODS: A total of 30 consecutive patients with 45 liver cysts were studied. Only type I and type II cysts were included. Cysts were punctured, and fluid was aspirated. The viability of protoscolices in this fluid was determined. Chx-Glu 0.04\% was instilled into the cyst cavity. After 5 minutes of exposure, the cyst fluid was reaspirated and evaluated for the viability of protoscolices. Imprints of the germinative membranes were determined for protoscolices viability. RESULTS: All protoscolices in 45 cysts evaluated were killed by 5 minutes of exposure to 0.04\% Chx-Glu. The whole of the germinative membrane imprints contained dead protoscolices. Chx-Glu 0.04\% did not cause any adverse effect on biliary tracts in communication with cysts. There was no recurrence during the 2-year follow-up period. There were also no mortality and no cavity-related complications. CONCLUSIONS: This study shows that intracystic injection of 0.04\% Chx-Glu is an effective measure against the dissemination of viable protoscolices. In addition, Chx-Glu is the most convenient scolicidal agent as per the criteria defined by the World Health Organization. Therefore, it can be used safely during hydatid cyst surgery. However, there remains the need to perform advanced comparative clinical studies on the efficacy of Chx-Glu and other scolicidal agents. This article was published in World J Surg and referenced in Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System

Relevant Expert PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords