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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He was successfully treated with a laparotomy, adhesiolysis and cholecystotomy and went on to make a good recovery.
In 1887 he carried out the first cholecystotomy in the UK, the second in the world, when he removed a large calculus impacted in the neck of the gall bladder and in 1880 he was the first to diagnose and successfully remove an acutely inflamed appendix; a truly remarkable surgeon
Cholecystotomy for the removal of gallstones in dropsy of the gallbladder.