
Complete excision+ proper bile flow (n = 40)

Complete excision only (n = 4)

Partial excision+ proper bile flow (n = 68)

Partial excision only (n = 12)

Pvalue (function of excision level)

Pvalue (function of bile flow)


Late complications

1 (2.5)

4 (100)

3 (4.4)

12 (100)

0.285

0.00001

Longterm biliary function

Excellent

36 (90)

0

57 (83.9)

0

0.285

0.00001

Good

3 (7.5)

0

8 (11.8)

0
  
Fair

1 (2.5)

3 (75)

2 (2.9)

9 (75)
  
Poor

0

1 (25)

1 (1.4)

3 (25)
  
 Data are expressed as number of cases (percentage)
 Pvalues were calculated based on a chisquare test to compare distributions of late complications and long term biliary function on complete excision and bile flow status