Dr Ibrar Ahmad, Dr Salim Nasir, Dr Faiza Mahmood
Target: Hydatid disease is very common in the Pakistan. The aim of this study is to assess the results of various open surgical procedures for hydatid liver disease. Project: Retrospective study. Place and Duration: In the Surgical Unit II of Nishter Hospital Multan for one year duration from January 2019 to January 2020. Methodology: 58 cases of liver aqueous cysts treated during this period were selected for this study. The results data was entered in SPSS version 18.0. Results: Partial excision with residual cavity treatment in 33 cases, complete excision in 10 cases (cystoperistectomy), enucleation and drainage of the tube in 12 cases and examination of the CBD + "T" tube with cavity drainage of 2 cases and jejunostomy for 1 case of cyst. Conclusion: We conclude that in the present era of laparoscopic surgery and with the availability of apparatus for aspiration and grinding with laparoscopic surgeons, although they give similar results in selected cases, but open surgery remains the main stay of tt, because it also provides the ability to search the table for leakage while fighting with a watery cyst. Key words: Cystopericystectomy, Hydatid cyst disease, minimally invasive PAIR technique (percutaneous aspiration under radiology).