Turkish HPB Surgery Association consensus report on hepatic cystic Echinococcosis (HCE)
1Department of General Surgery, Atatürk University Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum, Türkiye
2Clinic of General Surgery, Şişli Hamidiye Etfal Education and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Türkiye
3Clinic of General Surgery, Ümraniye Education and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Türkiye
4Department of General Surgery, Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Türkiye
5Department of General Surgery, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, Şanlıurfa, Türkiye
6Clinic of General Surgery, Medicana International İzmir Hospital, İzmir, Türkiye
7Clinic of Gastroenterological Surgery, Ankara State Hospital, Ankara, Türkiye
8Department of General Surgery, Uludağ University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Türkiye
Objective: Cystic Echinococcosis (CE) is one of the important problems of the Eurasian region. We aimed to prepare a consensus report in order to update the treatment approaches of this disease. This study was conducted by Turkish HPB Surgery Association.
Material and Methods: This study was conducted with the modified Delphi model. For this purpose, we conducted a three-stage consensus-building approach.
Results: Six topics, including diagnosis, medical treatment, percutaneous treatment, surgical treatment, management of complications and posttreatment follow-up and recurrences in HCE were discussed.
Conclusion: The expert panel made recommendations for every topic.
Keywords: Liver, cystic echinoncoccus, expert consensus
Cite this article as: Öztürk G, Uzun MA, Özkan ÖF, Kayaalp C, Tatlı F, Eren S, et al. Turkish HPB Surgery Association consensus report on hepatic cystic Echinococcosis (HCE). Turk J Surg 2022; 38 (2): 101-120.
This study was conducted by the Turkish HPB Surgery Association. This is an expert consensus and for this reason, the ethical approvel is not necessary.
Concept - G.Ö., A.C., C.K.; Design - G.Ö., A.C., C.K.; Supervision - G.Ö., A.C., C.K.; Analysis and/or Interpretation - G.Ö., M.A.U., Ö.F.Ö., S.E., N.A., E.B.B., V.Ö., E.K.; Literature Search - G.Ö., A.C., C.K., M.A.U., Ö.F.Ö., S.E., N.A., E.B.B., V.Ö., E.K.; Writing Manuscript - All of authors.
The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
The authors declared that this study has received no financial support.
We want to thank the panel members for their valuable contribution. Panel members were as follows: Abdullah Kısaoğlu, Abdullah Özgönül, Ahmet Balık, Aydın Alper, Bülent Ünal, Cem İbiş, Çetin Kotan, Devrim Akıncı, Durkaya Ören, Ender Dulundu, Erdoğan Sözüer, Fehmi Çelebi, Feza Ekiz, İlgin Özden, İsmail Demiryılmaz, Mehmet Fatih Can, Muharrem Battal, Okan Akhan, Osman Abbasoğlu, Özgür Bostancı, Ramazan Kutlu, Tarkan Ünek.