cholecystectomy


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cholecystectomy

[‚kō·lə‚sis′tek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the gallbladder and cystic duct.
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These findings led to the diagnosis of an aberrant right posterior sectoral bile duct that was not identified prior to surgery and that was damaged at the time of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Massarweh, and colleagues at University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, examined complication and death rates of 101,318 adults age 65 or older who underwent common abdominal procedures such as cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal), hysterectomy and colectomy from 1987 to 2004.
Some of the operations covered include laparoscopic appendectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic total gastrectomy for malignancy, and minimally invasive esophagectomy.
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Which organ is removed from the body in a cholecystectomy operation?
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