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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Keywords: Intraperitoneal ropivacaine, Open cholecystectomy, Postop pain.
To document the incidence of gallstone spillage during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Conclusion: Both laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy procedures altered the inflammatory milieu of our patients in the postoperative period.
Four (8%) cases were converted to standard four ports laparoscopic cholecystectomy due to bleeding and difficult dissection in Calot's triangle.
All adult patients who presented to our hospital with symptoms of right upper quadrant pain and diagnosed to have acute calculus cholecystitis on the basis of clinical and radiological signs and underwent cholecystectomy were included.
Subtotal cholecystectomy was first described by Bornman and Terblanche in 1985 for open surgical cholecystectomy surgeries as an alternative,9 however, within few years, it became famous and was adopted for LC also.
Eight months before, the patient had undergone cholecystectomy, which started as laparoscopic cholecystectomy, but due to bleeding and unclear anatomical relations was converted to open cholecystectomy.
Adenocarcinoma was also found in 2% of the cholecystectomy specimens.
A number of intra-operative manoeuvres and methods have been proposed for safe cholecystectomy, including a variety of dissection techniques, landmark identification based on naturally visible (Rouviere's sulcus, cystic node) or dissected (Calot's triangle) features and bile duct imaging.
5%) from this group who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy, developed recurrence.