Retrieval bags for the laparoscopic surgery

The effectiveness of various retrieval bags for extracting resected tissues during the removal of hydatid cysts (HCs) of the liver in children was evaluated. This open, prospective study included 59 children with HC of the liver treated during 2010–2019. Multiport laparoscopic echinococcectomy was undertaken. Patients were divided into three groups depending on the type of […]


Human echinococcosis refers to severe parasitic diseases that affect different strata of the population and different age groups. Registration of this helminthiasis started in the USSR in 1983. According to the WHO, in some endemic areas, incidence rates of hydatid cysts fluctuate between 5%–10% of the total population per year. Modern epidemiology of the disease […]

Surgical Treatment of Hydatid Cyst of the Liver

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the incidence of persons with hydatid cyst in endemic areas is more than 50 per 100,000 population per year. In some parts of Argentina, Peru, East Africa, Central Asia, and China, it reaches 5%-10%. In parts of South America, 20%–95% of animals that are slaughtered are condemned to […]