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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They performed the state's first laparoscopic laser cholecystectomy to remove a gallbladder at Baptist Memorial Medical Center in North Little Rock.
Eddie Joe Reddick, a Greene County native and 1975 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, pioneered the development of the laparoscopic laser cholecystectomy and performed the first one in 1988 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.

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