Clinical Impact of Biliary Candidiasis in Pancreatoduodenectomy: A Series of Cases

Clinical Impact of Biliary Candidiasis in Pancreatoduodenectomy: A Series of Cases

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Miguel Ángel Suárez-Muñoz
Liver Transplant Unit, University Hospital Regional, Malaga, Spain

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Infectious complications play a prominent role in postoperative outcome of pancreatoduodenectomy. The analysis of the microorganisms responsible for these complications has focused on bacteria, and there is little documentation regarding the role of fungi. We present a case series with 8 patients who underwent pancreatoduodenectomy with positive bile cultures for Candida spp., in order to analyse the postoperative outcome.

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Received: Fri 07, May 2021
Accepted: Sat 22, May 2021
Published: Tue 08, Jun 2021
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© 2021 Miguel Ángel Suárez-Muñoz. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Hosting by Science Repository. All rights reserved.
DOI: 10.31487/j.SCR.2021.06.04