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How to treat hepatic cysts

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Liver cyst does not affect liver function, it will not develop into liver cancer, so this cyst is usually no need of it, as long as can be reviewed on a regular basis. But if it grows too big, so that patients do not feel comfortable, they can be treated. Treatment do not have to surgery, the doctor can be under the guidance of ultrasound, a thin needle into the cyst, cyst with a thin needle to the liquid out of, and then into pure alcohol, so that cysts will not grow again. If the cyst grown very large, the patient felt pain, they can consider the surgical treatment, the cyst removed along with the cyst membrane to solve the patient's pain.

For except in cases of isolated hepatic cyst cyst rupture, cyst torsion or intracystic bleeding and other complications, emergency surgery, the elective surgery need to cyst size, location and the patient's general condition and the symptoms may be. Physical examination occasionally found in asymptomatic solitary hepatic cysts can temporarily be treated conservatively, using ultrasound on a regular basis observe the need to guard against the occurrence of malignant transformation. A large hepatic cyst symptoms are the best surgical repair because of puncture fluid and other conservative treatments generally easy to relapse, and give rise to possible bacterial contamination. Polycystic liver disease should normally be taken by non-surgical treatment, because of their lesions involving the entire liver, unless the use of liver transplantation, or no cure for this disease. However, due to polycystic liver hepatomegaly oppression of chest and abdomen once the impact of respiration and circulation, the need to consider surgery to reduce pressure. Specific conditions in accordance with these surgical methods:

1. Hepatectomy;

2. Cystectomy;

3. Cyst fenestration or cyst subtotal resection;

4. Cyst drainage;

5. Cyst puncture fluid and sclerotherapy.


Polycystic liver surgery: Unless the lesions confined to one lobe of her liver, and accompanied by symptoms; or suspected malignancy and generally do not advocate surgery. Polycystic liver when individual cysts were found to increase rapidly, oppression adjacent organs, patients in daily life or seriously affect the heart and lung functions, they can be repeated on a larger cyst puncture fluid. If the patient body in good condition and liver function to normal, but also can be used for fenestration to relieve pressure, relieve symptoms, to promote liver regeneration. Conditions could carry out liver transplantation, to completely eradicate the disease.

Polycystic kidney disease polycystic liver combined treatment: the treatment of polycystic liver light of the above options. Polycystic kidney disease when no symptoms can be observed and regularly reviewed renal function. If symptoms (such as back pain, hematuria, hypertension, renal failure, etc.), you will need surgical treatment, including the cyst puncture or incision to reduce cyst pressure, and sometimes can delay the progress of disease and kidney failure, dialysis therapy when necessary, . Radical approach is needed kidney transplant.

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