Summary: Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.
Publications344 found, 100 shown here
- Gastric distension and ventilation during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: LMA-Classic vs. tracheal intubationJ R Maltby
Department of Anesthesia, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Can J Anaesth 47:622-6. 2000..We compared gastric distension and ventilation parameters with LMA vs ETT during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus mini-laparotomy cholecystectomy: a meta-analysis of randomised control trialsSanjay Purkayastha
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
Surg Endosc 21:1294-300. 2007..To use meta-analytic techniques to compare peri-operative and short term post-operative outcomes for patients undergoing cholecystectomy via the laparoscopic or mini-open approach...
- The "invisible cholecystectomy": A transumbilical laparoscopic operation without a scarMiguel A Cuesta
Department of Surgery, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Surg Endosc 22:1211-3. 2008Looking to further reduce the operative trauma of laparoscopic cholecystectomy, we developed, in patients with no history of cholecystitis and a normal BMI, a scarless operation through the umbilicus...
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum is safe even for high-risk patientsA M Koivusalo
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Helsinki University, Kasarmikatu 11 13, 00100, Helsinki, Finland
Surg Endosc 22:61-7. 2008..The authors assessed CO(2)PP-related adverse effects by comparing ASA 3 and 4 patients who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) with or without CO(2)PP.
- Impact of bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy on quality of life: a longitudinal study after multidisciplinary treatmentP R de Reuver
Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Endoscopy 40:637-43. 2008..The aim of the present study was to compare quality of life (QoL) between patients with BDI and those without after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A longitudinal assessment was performed and risk factors for poor QoL were determined.
- Litigation after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: an evaluation of the Dutch arbitration system for medical malpracticePhilip R de Reuver
Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Am Coll Surg 206:328-34. 2008..The aim of this study was to evaluate the Dutch arbitration system for claims filed after bile duct injury (BDI)...
- Transumbilical single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy : scarless cholecystectomyTae Ho Hong
Department of Surgery, Incheon St Mary s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 665 Bupyung 6 dong, Bupyung gu, Incheon, 403 720, South Korea
Surg Endosc 23:1393-7. 2009..We performed transumbilical single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy (TUSPLC) in 15 patients with cholelithiasis by using a special "single-port" with virtually no scar.
- Bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: results of an Italian national survey on 56 591 cholecystectomiesGennaro Nuzzo
Department of Surgical Sciences, Hepato Biliary Surgery Unit, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
Arch Surg 140:986-92. 2005Bile duct injury (BDI) remains the most serious complication of cholecystectomy. With laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), the incidence has become more frequent...
- Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the first 100 outpatientsJose Erbella
Department of Surgery, Manatee Memorial Hospital, 206 Second Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208, USA
Surg Endosc 24:1958-61. 2010..Because most cholecystectomies are outpatient procedures performed by busy, practicing general surgeons, the authors report their initial experience adopting this technique...
- Ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block: description of a new technique and comparison with conventional systemic analgesia during laparoscopic cholecystectomyA A El-Dawlatly
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, King Saud University, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Br J Anaesth 102:763-7. 2009..was designed to describe a method of ultrasound-guided TAP block and to evaluate the intra- and postoperative analgesic efficacy in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anaesthesia with or without TAP block.
- Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a surgeon's initial experience with 56 consecutive cases and a review of the literatureKurt E Roberts
Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 14:506-10. 2010We describe the results of a single surgeon's initial experience with single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy through his first 56 cases and provide a brief literature review on the development of this technique.
- Intraperitoneal use of local anesthetic in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: systematic review and metaanalysis of randomized controlled trialsArman Kahokehr
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and HealthSciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:637-56. 2010..was carried out to investigate the use of intraperitoneal local anesthetic (IPLA) in order to assess its role in laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). The aim of this systematic review was to appraise the clinical effects of this modality.
- Characteristics and prediction of early pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomyT Bisgaard
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology 435, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
Pain 90:261-9. 2001Small-scale studies have suggested a large inter-individual variation in early postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy, emphasizing the need for improved analgesic treatment and valid predictors...
- Splenic injury: a rare complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatographyNicholas J Zyromski
Department of Surgery, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614 5807, USA
Am Surg 70:737-9. 2004..As ERCP is being employed more frequently for the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatico-biliary disease, clinicians must be aware of this rare but potentially lethal complication to allow for early accurate diagnosis and therapy...
- Randomized clinical trial of the effects of oral preoperative carbohydrates on postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomyJ Hausel
Centre of Gastrointestinal Disease, Ersta Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, SE 116 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Br J Surg 92:415-21. 2005..A carbohydrate-rich drink (CHO) has been shown to reduce preoperative discomfort. It was hypothesized that it may also reduce postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV)...
- Randomized clinical trial of single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus minilaparoscopic cholecystectomyP C Lee
Department of General Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Yun Lin branch, Yun Lin County, Taiwan
Br J Surg 97:1007-12. 2010Transumbilical single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) and minilaparoscopic cholecystectomy (MLC) are both increasingly being used to treat symptomatic gallstones...
- Single-port transumbilical laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a preliminary study in 37 patients with gallbladder diseaseSang Kuon Lee
Department of Surgery, Division of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliopancreatic Surgery, Seoul St Mary s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:495-9. 2009..The main advantage of single-port transumbilical laparoscopic surgery is that it is performed with existing instruments. Thus, we applied single-port surgery for cholecystectomies and the clinical outcomes were analyzed...
- Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: is it more than a challenge?Sinan Ersin
Department of General Surgery, Ege University Hospital, 3rd Floor, Izmir, Turkey
Surg Endosc 24:68-71. 2010..Single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is a promising technique with regard to reducing postoperative pain, decreasing complications, and improving cosmesis...
- Single-port access in laparoscopic cholecystectomyThomas E Langwieler
Department of General and Visceral Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Ev Amalie Sieveking Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
Surg Endosc 23:1138-41. 2009..The method has been denominated by some authors as "scarless." We report one of the initial clinical experiences in Europe with this new technique...
- Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial evaluation of a large series of patientsHomero Rivas
Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8819, USA
Surg Endosc 24:1403-12. 2010Findings have shown that single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) is feasible and reproducible. The authors have pioneered a two-trocar SILC technique at the University of Texas Southwestern...
- Development of a virtual reality training curriculum for laparoscopic cholecystectomyR Aggarwal
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Campus, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Building, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
Br J Surg 96:1086-93. 2009Training within a proficiency-based virtual reality (VR) curriculum may reduce errors during real surgical procedures. This study used a scientific methodology for development of a VR training curriculum for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Risk factors for perioperative complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: analysis of 22,953 consecutive cases from the Swiss Association of Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery databaseUrs F Giger
Departments of Surgery, Hopital Cantonal Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
J Am Coll Surg 203:723-8. 2006Reliable risk factors for perioperative complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy would be extremely useful to optimize the clinical management...
- Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy using conventional instruments: early experience in comparison with the gold standardScott R Philipp
Department of Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, University Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia, MO, USA
J Am Coll Surg 209:632-7. 2009The aim of this pilot study was to describe our initial experience with single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) using conventional laparoscopic equipment in comparison with concurrent patients undergoing conventional ..
- Single port access laparoscopic cholecystectomy (with video)Pascal Bucher
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
World J Surg 33:1015-9. 2009..We report a technique of umbilical SPA cholecystectomy using standard laparoscopic instruments and complying with conventional surgical principle and technique of minimally invasive cholecystectomy...
- The first laparoscopic cholecystectomyW Reynolds
Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, Anniston, USA
JSLS 5:89-94. 2001Prof Dr Med Erich Mühe of Böblingen, Germany, performed the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy on September 12, 1985...
- Single port laparoscopic cholecystectomy with the TriPort system: a case reportJohn Robert Romanelli
Department of Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
Surg Innov 15:223-8. 2008..with the TriPort system (trademark pending, Advanced Surgical Concepts, Wicklow, Ireland) to perform a laparoscopic cholecystectomy via a single peri-umbilical incision...
- Erich Mühe and the rejection of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (1985): a surgeon ahead of his timeG S Litynski
Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt Main, Germany
JSLS 2:341-6. 1998..of an operative laparoscope, the "Galloscope," and on September 12, 1985, he carried out the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Later, he modified his technique and operated through a trocar sleeve...
- Peritoneal gallstones following laparoscopic cholecystectomy: incidence, complications, and managementJ C Woodfield
HBP Upper GI Unit, Department of General Surgery, Auckland City Hospital, Park Road, 92024, Private Bag, Auckland, New Zealand
Surg Endosc 18:1200-7. 2004Gallstone spillage during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is a common intraoperative event. Although gallstones left in the peritoneal cavity were initially considered harmless, a significant number of complications have been reported...
- [Surgical Complexity Classification Index (SCCI): a new patient classification system for clinical management of laparoscopic cholecystectomy]Manuel Planells Roig
Servicio de Cirugia, Instituto de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo ICAD, Clinica Quiron, Valencia, Spain
Cir Esp 84:37-43. 2008To devise a classification system of patients subjected to elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) which will enable the degree of surgical difficulty and possible time in surgery to be correlated with clinical, ultrasound, associated ..
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed under regional anesthesia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseL Gramatica
Department of Surgery, Hospital de Clinicas, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Surg Endosc 16:472-5. 2002b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been successfully performed using epidural anesthesia. We evaluated our experience with this surgical approach in high-risk patients.
- The impact of prophylactic dexamethasone on nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysisPaul J Karanicolas
Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Ann Surg 248:751-62. 2008To determine the impact of prophylactic corticosteroid administration on postoperative nausea, vomiting, pain and complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Initial experience with single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomyJames K Elsey
Gwinnett Medical Center, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, USA
J Am Coll Surg 210:620-4, 624-6. 2010..This is a report of a single surgeon's (JKE) initial experience with single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC).
- A new method of preemptive analgesia in laparoscopic cholecystectomyU Maestroni
Department of Surgery, Anaesthsiology, and Radiology, University of Ferrara, C so Giovecca 203, Ferrara, Italy
Surg Endosc 16:1336-40. 2002Although laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) results in less pain then open cholecystectomy, it is not a pain-free procedure. The aim of this study was to test a new method of preemptive analgesia.
- Three-port versus four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: meta-analysis of randomized clinical trialsShaoliang Sun
Evidence Based Medicine Center, Lanzhou University School of Basic Medical Sciences, Dong Gang West Road, No 199, Lanzhou, 730000, China
World J Surg 33:1904-8. 2009Since the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy was reported, the four-trocar laparoscope has become the golden standard procedure. Some surgeons, however, thought that the three-port technique may be safe, effective, and economic...
- Aberrant presentation of the gallbladder during laparoscopic cholecystectomyIrfan Qureshi
University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
JSLS 13:605-7. 2009..Many preoperative studies fail to identify the anomaly, causing confusion to the surgeon during laparoscopic resection. Selective use of intraoperative cholangiography and meticulous dissection can aid in safe resection...
- Local anesthesia with ropivacaine for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomyYu Yin Liu
Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
World J Gastroenterol 15:2376-80. 2009..To investigate the effect of pain relief after infusion of ropivacaine at port sites at the end of surgery...
- Evaluation of preoperative sonography in acute cholecystitis to predict technical difficulties during laparoscopic cholecystectomyKyung Soo Cho
Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Mokdong Hospital, 911 1, Mokdong, Yangcheon Ku, Seoul 158 710, South Korea
J Clin Ultrasound 32:115-22. 2004The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of preoperative sonography in predicting technical difficulties during laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with acute cholecystitis.
- Sex as a factor in conversion from laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open surgerySerdar Yol
Department of General Surgery, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Akyokus, Konya, Turkey
JSLS 10:359-63. 2006Although laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the standard treatment for symptomatic gallbladder diseases, conversion to open surgery is required in a substantial proportion of patients...
- The effect of melatonin on sleep quality after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized, placebo-controlled trialIsmail Gogenur
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology D, University of Copenhagen, Gentofte Hospital, Niels Andersens Vej 65, DK 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
Anesth Analg 108:1152-6. 2009..In this study, we investigated whether melatonin administration could improve postoperative subjective sleep quality and reduce discomfort...
- Effect of carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum on liver function following laparoscopic cholecystectomyAbdulkarim Omari
Department of Surgery, King Abdullah University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:419-24. 2007It has been noted that following a laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), liver function parameters were disturbed. The causes of this disturbance are still controversial.
- Efficacy of perioperative parecoxib injection on postoperative pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective, randomized studyThawatchai Akaraviputh
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Prannok Road, Bangkok, Thailand
World J Gastroenterol 15:2005-8. 2009To determine the efficacy of perioperative parecoxib injection on postoperative pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Is there a role for drain use in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy? A controlled randomized trialGeorge Tzovaras
Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
Am J Surg 197:759-63. 2009..by prospective randomized trials, there is lack of evidence on the usefulness of drains in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and the surgeons follow their beliefs and bias on this debate...
- Small-dose dexamethasone reduces nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a comparison of tropisetron with salineJhi Joung Wang
Department of Anesthesiology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
Anesth Analg 95:229-32, table of contents. 2002..5 mg on the prophylaxis of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy has not been evaluated...
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the pediatric populationShawn D St Peter
Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:127-30. 2008The experience with laparoscopic cholecystectomy in children trails the adult numbers and remains underreported. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with this approach.
- Medicolegal claims following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the UK and IrelandJames R H Scurr
Mersey School of Surgery, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:286-91. 2010The causes and outcomes of medicolegal claims following laparoscopic cholecystectomy were evaluated.
- Analgesic treatment after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a critical assessment of the evidenceThue Bisgaard
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
Anesthesiology 104:835-46. 2006Acute pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy is complex in nature. The pain pattern does not resemble pain after other laparoscopic procedures, suggesting that analgesic treatment might be procedure specific and multimodal...
- Effect of drainage on postoperative nausea, vomiting, and pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomyTarik Zafer Nursal
Department of General Surgery, Baskent University Adana Teaching and Research Center, Dadaloglu Mah 39 Sok No 6, 01250, Yuregir Adana, Turkey
Langenbecks Arch Surg 388:95-100. 2003b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is associated with a high incidence of postoperative pain, nausea, and vomiting...
- Postoperative bile duct strictures: management and outcome in the 1990sK D Lillemoe
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Ann Surg 232:430-41. 2000..To describe the management and outcome after surgical reconstruction of 156 patients with postoperative bile duct strictures managed in the 1990s...
- Fluorescent cholangiography illuminating the biliary tree during laparoscopic cholecystectomyT Ishizawa
Department of Surgery, Central Hospital of Social Health Insurance, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
Br J Surg 97:1369-77. 2010Although intraoperative cholangiography has been recommended for avoiding bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy, radiographic cholangiography is time consuming and may itself cause injury to the bile duct...
- Percutaneous management of bile duct strictures and injuries associated with laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a decade of experienceSanjay Misra
Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Am Coll Surg 198:218-26. 2004The 1990s were associated with a dramatic increase in bile duct injuries with the widespread use of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Interventional radiology has an integral role in diagnosing and managing these injuries...
- Surgical management of bile duct injuries sustained during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: perioperative results in 200 patientsJason K Sicklick
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Ann Surg 241:786-92; discussion 793-5. 2005..Three patients died without surgery due to uncontrolled sepsis. One hundred seventy-five patients underwent surgical repair, with a 1.7% postoperative mortality and a complication rate of 42.9%...
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitisSeigo Kitano
First Department of Surgery, Oita Medical University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama, Oita 879 5593, Japan
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:534-7. 2002The application of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (Lap. C) for acute cholecystitis (AC) remains controversial from the viewpoint of its higher rate of morbidity, and conversion to open surgery, in spite of the worldwide acceptance of Lap...
- Anatomical variations and congenital anomalies of extra hepatic biliary system encountered during laparoscopic cholecystectomyKhamiso Altaf Hussain Talpur
Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Sindh
J Pak Med Assoc 60:89-93. 2010To assess the frequency of anatomical variations of extrahepatic biliary system in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Right hepatic artery injury associated with laparoscopic bile duct injury: incidence, mechanism, and consequencesLygia Stewart
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 8:523-30; discussion 530-1. 2004..A similar increase in the complication rate was not seen in patients treated by a biliary specialist...
- Incidence and consequence of an hepatic artery injury in patients with postcholecystectomy bile duct stricturesArnaud Alves
Department of Surgery, Hospital Beaujon, AP Hôpitaux de Paris, University Paris VII, 100 Boulevard du General Leclerc, 92118 Clichy Cedex, France
Ann Surg 238:93-6. 2003..To compare the clinical presentation and results of treatment of postcholecystectomy bile duct injuries in patients with and without arterial injuries...
- 15 years of litigation following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in EnglandBilal Alkhaffaf
Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
Ann Surg 251:682-5. 2010We aimed to analyze trends in litigation following laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in England and compare our findings with data from the United States.
- Evaluation of a single preoperative dose of pregabalin for attenuation of postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomyA Agarwal
Department of Anaesthesiology, Sanjay Gandhi Post GraduateInstitute of Medical Sciences, Type V B 11, Lucknow 226014, India
Br J Anaesth 101:700-4. 2008Postoperative pain is the dominating complaint and the primary reason for prolonged convalescence after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We have evaluated the efficacy of a single preoperative dose of pregabalin for attenuating postoperative ..
- Prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy with ramosetron: randomised controlled trialYoshitaka Fujii
Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Tsukuba Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki, Japan
Eur J Surg 168:583-6. 2002To evaluate the efficacy and safety of ramosetron (a 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptor antagonist) for the prevention of nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the Academy Medical Centre, Khartoum, SudanI M A Salam
Faculty of Medicine, Academy of Medical Sciences and Technology, P O Box 12810, Khartoum, Sudan
East Afr Med J 82:10-3. 2005..To highlight the results of minimum access surgery in Sudanese patients...
- Magnesium sulphate attenuates arterial pressure increase during laparoscopic cholecystectomyD Jee
Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, 317 1 Daemyung Dong, Namgu, Daegu 705 717, Republic of Korea
Br J Anaesth 103:484-9. 2009..We investigated whether i.v. magnesium sulphate attenuates the haemodynamic stress responses to pneumoperitoneum by changing neurohumoral responses during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Iatrogenic combined bile duct and right hepatic artery injury during single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomyAmareshwar Chiruvella
Department of Surgery, Suite H 124, Emory University Hospital, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
JSLS 14:268-71. 2010..Although the feasibility of this approach for a variety of procedures is currently being established, little data are available regarding safety...
- Conversion after laparoscopic cholecystectomy in EnglandM Ballal
Department of Surgery, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Road, Crewe, CW1 4QJ, UK
Surg Endosc 23:2338-44. 2009b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the procedure of choice for the treatment of symptomatic gallstones. Conversion to open surgery is reported to be necessary in 5-10% of cases...
- Pseudoaneurysm following laparoscopic cholecystectomyMansoor Ahmed Madanur
Institute of Liver Studies, Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK
Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 6:294-8. 2007b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the operation of choice for removal of the gallbladder. Unrecognized bile duct injuries present with biliary peritonitis and systemic sepsis...
- Frequency of biliary complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy detected by ERCP: experience at a large tertiary referral centerMubashir H Khan
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 65:247-52. 2007b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has a higher incidence of bile-duct injuries than open cholecystectomy...
- Clonidine provides opioid-sparing effect, stable hemodynamics, and renal integrity during laparoscopic cholecystectomyM Laisalmi
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Surgical Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
Surg Endosc 15:1331-5. 2001..Carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum causes a hemodynamic stress response and decreases urine output because of an activated renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS). Clonidine is a potent antihypertensive drug that suppresses RAAS...
- Common bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy and the use of intraoperative cholangiography: adverse outcome or preventable error?D R Flum
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7183, USA
Arch Surg 136:1287-92. 2001Common bile duct (CBD) injury is a serious complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Predictors of this adverse outcome have not been well documented.
- Evaluation of liver enzymes following elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy: are they really elevated?Amitai Bickel
Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, P O Box 21, Nahariya, 22100, Israel
J Gastrointest Surg 12:1418-21. 2008Studies made on a small number of patients have demonstrated significant modifications in liver function tests (LFT) following laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Ramosetron versus ondansetron for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomyJunghee Ryu
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 166 Kumi Ro, Bundang gu, Seongnam si, Kyonggi Do, 463 707, South Korea
Surg Endosc 24:812-7. 2010Patients undergoing general anesthesia for laparoscopic cholecystectomy are at high risk for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV)...
- Incidence, risk factors, and prevention of biliary tract injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy in SwitzerlandL Krahenbuhl
Department of Visceral Transplantation Surgery, University of Bern, Inselspital, Switzerland
World J Surg 25:1325-30. 2001Bile duct injury (BDI) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) which may result in patient disability or death are reported to occur more frequently when compared to open surgery...
- Single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial experienceJohn R Romanelli
Department of Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
Surg Endosc 24:1374-9. 2010..This study aimed to ascertain whether these devices allow safe and reliable access for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with Harmonic scalpelRoberta Gelmini
Department of Surgery, Policlinico of Modena, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
JSLS 14:14-9. 2010b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the "gold standard" in the treatment of symptomatic gallbladder lithiasis...
- Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial experience with critical view of safety dissection and routine intraoperative cholangiographyArthur Rawlings
Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Am Coll Surg 211:1-7. 2010Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) is emerging as a potentially less invasive alternative to standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery cholecystectomy...
- Imaging of the complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomyDerek Lohan
Department of Radiology, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland
Eur Radiol 15:904-12. 2005b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has, in recent years, emerged as the gold standard therapeutic option for the management of uncomplicated symptomatic cholelithiasis...
- Operative strategy can reduce the incidence of major bile duct injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomySara Yegiyants
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
Am Surg 74:985-7. 2008Major bile duct injury (BDI) rates remain in the range of 0.3 to 0.5 per cent for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
- Laparoscopic surgery-induced changes in oxidative stress markers in human plasmaG K Glantzounis
Department of Surgery, G. Hatzikosta General Hospital, Makriyianni Avenue, GR45001 Ioannina, Greece
Surg Endosc 15:1315-9. 2001..These results suggest that free radicals are generated at the end of a laparoscopic procedure, possibly as a result of an ischemia-reperfusion phenomenon induced by the inflation and deflation of the pneumoperitoneum...
- Different pain scores in single transumbilical incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus classic laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized controlled trialEvangelos C Tsimoyiannis
Departments of Surgery, G Hatzikosta General Hospital, Hippocratus 3, Stavraki, GR 45332 Ioannina, Greece
Surg Endosc 24:1842-8. 2010The attempt to further reduce operative trauma in laparoscopic cholecystectomy has led to new techniques such as natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS)...
- The influence of non-technical performance on technical outcome in laparoscopic cholecystectomyA Mishra
Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK
Surg Endosc 22:68-73. 2008..The relationship between non-technical teamwork skills and technical errors was studied using a behavioural marker system validated in aviation and adapted for use in surgery...
- Laparoscopic transumbilical cholecystectomy without visible abdominal scarsNinh T Nguyen
Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Blvd West, Suite 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 13:1125-8. 2009..This new method is natural orifice transumbilical surgery (NOTUS) and describes a laparoscopic operation that can be performed with all incisions placed within the umbilicus obviating visible abdominal scars...
- Comparison of granisetron and granisetron plus dexamethasone for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomyB N Biswas
Department of Anesthesiology, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, India
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:79-83. 2003..This study was designed to compare the effectiveness of granisetron plus dexamethasone with granisetron alone for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Avoiding biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: technical considerationsM P Callery
Division of General Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Stoneman 928, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Surg Endosc 20:1654-8. 2006..This article suggests valuable technical considerations for the performance of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Against the background of a widely accepted biliary injury classification system, the risk factors and ..
- The effect of intraperitoneal local anesthesia in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysisAlexander P Boddy
Department of General Surgery, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Anesth Analg 103:682-8. 2006Intraperitoneal administration of local anesthesia is often used to improve pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We have conducted a meta-analysis to establish the efficacy of this technique in reducing early postoperative ..
- A single institution's experience with single incision cholecystectomy compared to standard laparoscopic cholecystectomyJeffrey S Fronza
Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Surgery 148:731-4; discussion 734-6. 2010..Small series have demonstrated the feasibility of single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder carcinoma: results of a Japanese survey of 498 patientsKiyoaki Ouchi
Department of Surgery, Miyagi Cancer Center Hospital, 47 1 Nodayama Shiode Medishima, Natori 981 1293, Japan
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:256-60. 2002The long-term effects of initial laparoscopic cholecystectomy on the prognosis of patients with GBC remain unknown because of the limited numbers of patients reported from single institutions...
- Lost gallstones in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: all possible complicationsJörg Zehetner
Department of Surgery, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Operative Laparoscopy, AKH Linz, Krankenhausstrasse 9, 4020 Linz, Austria
Am J Surg 193:73-8. 2007b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has been the gold standard for symptomatic gallstones for 15 years. During that time, several studies and case reports have been published which outline the possible complications of lost gallstones...
- Postoperative pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a placebo-controlled double-blind randomized trial of preincisional infiltration and intraperitoneal instillation of levobupivacaine 0.25%A A Louizos
Anesthesia Department, Hippocration General Hospital, 108 Vas Sofias Avenue, 11527, Athens, Greece
Surg Endosc 19:1503-6. 2005..The aim of this study was to test the use of preincisional and intraperitoneal levobupivacaine (L-B) 0.25% in laparoscopic cholecystectomies for postoperative analgesia...
- Dexamethasone in combination with dolasetron for prophylaxis in the ambulatory setting: effect on outcome after laparoscopic cholecystectomyMargarita Coloma
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9068, USA
Anesthesiology 96:1346-50. 2002Postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy remains a common problem despite routine antiemetic prophylaxis...
- Two-port needlescopic cholecystectomy: prospective study of 100 casesK W Lee
Department of Surgery, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tsing Chung Koon Road, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Med J 11:30-5. 2005..To test the feasibility of needlescopic cholecystectomy using a two-port technique with 3-mm miniaturised instruments...
- Management of concomitant hepatic artery injury in patients with iatrogenic major bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomyJ Li
Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
Br J Surg 95:460-5. 2008Concomitant hepatic artery injury is a rare but severe complication associated with bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC).
- Surgical therapy of iatrogenic lesions of biliary tractS A Ahrendt
Department of Surgery, The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
World J Surg 25:1360-5. 2001..injuries of the biliary tract have increased in incidence over the past decade with the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Although a number of factors have been identified with a higher risk of injury (male gender, ..
- Lack of analgesic effect of parecoxib following laparoscopic cholecystectomyP A E Puolakka
Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:1027-32. 2006..We studied the effect of a single dose of parecoxib of either 40 or 80 mg in laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and its effect on opioid-induced side-effects.
- Surgery without scars: report of transluminal cholecystectomy in a human beingJacques Marescaux
Institut de Recherche contre les Cancers de l Appareil Digestif European Institute of TeleSurgery, University Louis Pasteur, 1 place de l Hôpital Hôpitaux Universitaires, 67091 Strasbourg Cedex, France
Arch Surg 142:823-6; discussion 826-7. 2007....
- Etoricoxib pre-medication for post-operative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomyA Puura
Department of Anaesthesiology, District Hospital of Valkeakoski, and Medical Center Mehiläinen, Tampere, Finland
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:688-93. 2006..Etoricoxib alleviates and prevents acute pain. The hypothesis of our study was that the pre-operative use of etoricoxib would reduce the post-operative need for additional pain treatment...
- Management of failed biliary repairs for major bile duct injuries after laparoscopic cholecystectomyR Matthew Walsh
Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
J Am Coll Surg 199:192-7. 2004..Many bile injuries are managed without referral to tertiary centers. Management of patients referred for a primary repair, or after a failed repair, was reviewed to compare outcomes...
- Long-term results and risk factors influencing outcome of major bile duct injuries following cholecystectomyS C Schmidt
Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Germany
Br J Surg 92:76-82. 2005..The purpose of this study was to evaluate management and short- and long-term outcomes of patients with major complications after cholecystectomy...
- The LMA-ProSeal is an effective alternative to tracheal intubation for laparoscopic cholecystectomyJ Roger Maltby
Department of Anesthesia, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Can J Anaesth 49:857-62. 2002To compare LMA-ProSeal (LMA-PS) with endotracheal tube (ETT) with respect to pulmonary ventilation and gastric distension during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Intestinal ischemia after laparoscopic cholecystectomyLouis Joseph Leduc
Coroner s Office, Province of Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
JSLS 10:236-8. 2006Intestinal ischemia is a rarely reported complication following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We describe a case of massive small intestinal necrosis 3 days following this procedure...
- Placement of 0.5% bupivacaine-soaked Surgicel in the gallbladder bed is effective for pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomyG R Verma
Department of Surgery and Anesthesia, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Surg Endosc 20:1560-4. 2006This study aimed to determine the character of pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy and its relief with 0.5% bupivacaine-soaked Surgicel placed in the gallbladder bed.
- Robot-assisted laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial Mayo Clinic Scottsdale experienceDavid W Miller
Division of General Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Ariz 85259, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 79:1132-6. 2004To review a single institution's experience with robot-assisted laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Randomized clinical trial comparing an oral carbohydrate beverage with placebo before laparoscopic cholecystectomyT Bisgaard
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology 435, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
Br J Surg 91:151-8. 2004..This study evaluated the clinical effects of a preoperative carbohydrate beverage in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Variations in consenting practice for laparoscopic cholecystectomyA M Chen
Department of Gastroenterology, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:482-5. 2006To compare the variations in consenting practice amongst trainees and consultant surgeons for laparoscopic cholecystectomy with specific reference to the documentation of significant risks of surgery.
- Evaluation of the role of prophylactic antibiotics in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective randomized trialSachin Anant Kuthe
Department of General Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
Trop Gastroenterol 27:54-7. 2006At present the use of prophylactic antibiotics in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy is controversial...
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