Ways to correct biliary obstruction in age-specific aspect
The article presents the results of surgical treatment of 120 patients with obstruction of the bile ducts. Obstructive jaundice (OJ) of nonmalignant genesis was present in 88 (73,3%) patients, malignant - in 32 (26,7%). Minimally invasive surgeries for biliary obstruction were performed in 77 (64,2%) cases. Open surgeries on the bile ducts were performed in 43 (35,8%) patients. Complications after minimally invasive surgeries were found in 5 (6,5%) cases, after open surgeries - in 7 (16,3%). 1 (2,3%) patient died. The results of the study demonstrated minimally invasive surgeries for biliary obstruction in patients of elderly and senile age is priority.