laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Summary

Summary: Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Gastric distension and ventilation during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: LMA-Classic vs. tracheal intubation
    J R Maltby
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 47:622-6. 2000
  2. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus mini-laparotomy cholecystectomy: a meta-analysis of randomised control trials
    Sanjay Purkayastha
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Surg Endosc 21:1294-300. 2007
  3. ncbi The "invisible cholecystectomy": A transumbilical laparoscopic operation without a scar
    Miguel A Cuesta
    Department of Surgery, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 22:1211-3. 2008
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum is safe even for high-risk patients
    A M Koivusalo
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Helsinki University, Kasarmikatu 11 13, 00100, Helsinki, Finland
    Surg Endosc 22:61-7. 2008
  5. ncbi Impact of bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy on quality of life: a longitudinal study after multidisciplinary treatment
    P R de Reuver
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Endoscopy 40:637-43. 2008
  6. ncbi Litigation after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: an evaluation of the Dutch arbitration system for medical malpractice
    Philip R de Reuver
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Surg 206:328-34. 2008
  7. ncbi Transumbilical single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy : scarless cholecystectomy
    Tae 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
  8. ncbi Bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: results of an Italian national survey on 56 591 cholecystectomies
    Gennaro 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. 2005
  9. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the first 100 outpatients
    Jose Erbella
    Department of Surgery, Manatee Memorial Hospital, 206 Second Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1958-61. 2010
  10. ncbi Ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block: description of a new technique and comparison with conventional systemic analgesia during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A 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

Research Grants

  1. MOLECULAR STAGING AND SCREENING OF LUNG CANCER
    Steven Ahrendt; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. INJURY TO LIVER SINUSOIDAL ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
    Steven Strasberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. Clinical Application of Image Guided Liver Surgery
    William Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Bariatric Surgery Outcome/Cost in Medicare Beneficiaries
    David Flum; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Management of Chronic Pain in Rehabilitation Medicine
    Mark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. Comparative Effectiveness of Novel Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
    Juliane Bingener-Casey; Fiscal Year: 2013
  7. THE UNSUSPECTED SMALL STONE STUDY (USSS)
    James DiSario; Fiscal Year: 2000
  8. EVALUATION OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY
    Stanley Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. Registered Ultrasound-Endoscope
    Sharif Razzaque; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. PHASE III TRIAL--LAPAROSCOPIC COLECTOMY FOR COLON CANCER
    Heidi Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2000

Detail Information

Publications344 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Gastric distension and ventilation during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: LMA-Classic vs. tracheal intubation
    J 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.
  2. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus mini-laparotomy cholecystectomy: a meta-analysis of randomised control trials
    Sanjay 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...
  3. ncbi The "invisible cholecystectomy": A transumbilical laparoscopic operation without a scar
    Miguel A Cuesta
    Department of Surgery, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 22:1211-3. 2008
    Looking 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...
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum is safe even for high-risk patients
    A 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.
  5. ncbi Impact of bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy on quality of life: a longitudinal study after multidisciplinary treatment
    P 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.
  6. ncbi Litigation after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: an evaluation of the Dutch arbitration system for medical malpractice
    Philip 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)...
  7. ncbi Transumbilical single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy : scarless cholecystectomy
    Tae 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.
  8. ncbi Bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: results of an Italian national survey on 56 591 cholecystectomies
    Gennaro 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. 2005
    Bile duct injury (BDI) remains the most serious complication of cholecystectomy. With laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), the incidence has become more frequent...
  9. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the first 100 outpatients
    Jose 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...
  10. ncbi Ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block: description of a new technique and comparison with conventional systemic analgesia during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A 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.
  11. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a surgeon's initial experience with 56 consecutive cases and a review of the literature
    Kurt E Roberts
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:506-10. 2010
    We 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.
  12. ncbi Intraperitoneal use of local anesthetic in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: systematic review and metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials
    Arman 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.
  13. ncbi Characteristics and prediction of early pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    T Bisgaard
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology 435, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Pain 90:261-9. 2001
    Small-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...
  14. ncbi Splenic injury: a rare complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    Nicholas 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...
  15. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of the effects of oral preoperative carbohydrates on postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    J 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)...
  16. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus minilaparoscopic cholecystectomy
    P C Lee
    Department of General Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Yun Lin branch, Yun Lin County, Taiwan
    Br J Surg 97:1007-12. 2010
    Transumbilical single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) and minilaparoscopic cholecystectomy (MLC) are both increasingly being used to treat symptomatic gallstones...
  17. ncbi Single-port transumbilical laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a preliminary study in 37 patients with gallbladder disease
    Sang 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...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. ncbi Single-port access in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Thomas 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...
  20. pmc Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial evaluation of a large series of patients
    Homero 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. 2010
    Findings 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...
  21. ncbi Development of a virtual reality training curriculum for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    R 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. 2009
    Training 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.
  22. ncbi 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 database
    Urs F Giger
    Departments of Surgery, Hopital Cantonal Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Surg 203:723-8. 2006
    Reliable risk factors for perioperative complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy would be extremely useful to optimize the clinical management...
  23. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy using conventional instruments: early experience in comparison with the gold standard
    Scott R Philipp
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, University Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:632-7. 2009
    The 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 ..
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. pmc The first laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    W Reynolds
    Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, Anniston, USA
    JSLS 5:89-94. 2001
    Prof Dr Med Erich Mühe of Böblingen, Germany, performed the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy on September 12, 1985...
  26. ncbi Single port laparoscopic cholecystectomy with the TriPort system: a case report
    John 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...
  27. pmc Erich Mühe and the rejection of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (1985): a surgeon ahead of his time
    G 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...
  28. ncbi Peritoneal gallstones following laparoscopic cholecystectomy: incidence, complications, and management
    J 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. 2004
    Gallstone 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...
  29. ncbi [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. 2008
    To 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 ..
  30. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed under regional anesthesia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    L Gramatica
    Department of Surgery, Hospital de Clinicas, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
    Surg Endosc 16:472-5. 2002
    b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been successfully performed using epidural anesthesia. We evaluated our experience with this surgical approach in high-risk patients.
  31. ncbi The impact of prophylactic dexamethasone on nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Paul J Karanicolas
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Ann Surg 248:751-62. 2008
    To determine the impact of prophylactic corticosteroid administration on postoperative nausea, vomiting, pain and complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  32. ncbi Initial experience with single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    James 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).
  33. ncbi A new method of preemptive analgesia in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    U Maestroni
    Department of Surgery, Anaesthsiology, and Radiology, University of Ferrara, C so Giovecca 203, Ferrara, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:1336-40. 2002
    Although 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.
  34. ncbi Three-port versus four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Shaoliang 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. 2009
    Since 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...
  35. pmc Aberrant presentation of the gallbladder during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Irfan 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...
  36. pmc Local anesthesia with ropivacaine for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Yu 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...
  37. ncbi Evaluation of preoperative sonography in acute cholecystitis to predict technical difficulties during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Kyung 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. 2004
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of preoperative sonography in predicting technical difficulties during laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with acute cholecystitis.
  38. pmc Sex as a factor in conversion from laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open surgery
    Serdar Yol
    Department of General Surgery, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Akyokus, Konya, Turkey
    JSLS 10:359-63. 2006
    Although laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the standard treatment for symptomatic gallbladder diseases, conversion to open surgery is required in a substantial proportion of patients...
  39. ncbi The effect of melatonin on sleep quality after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Ismail 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...
  40. ncbi Effect of carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum on liver function following laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Abdulkarim 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. 2007
    It has been noted that following a laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), liver function parameters were disturbed. The causes of this disturbance are still controversial.
  41. pmc Efficacy of perioperative parecoxib injection on postoperative pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective, randomized study
    Thawatchai Akaraviputh
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Prannok Road, Bangkok, Thailand
    World J Gastroenterol 15:2005-8. 2009
    To determine the efficacy of perioperative parecoxib injection on postoperative pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  42. ncbi Is there a role for drain use in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy? A controlled randomized trial
    George 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...
  43. ncbi Small-dose dexamethasone reduces nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a comparison of tropisetron with saline
    Jhi 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...
  44. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the pediatric population
    Shawn D St Peter
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:127-30. 2008
    The experience with laparoscopic cholecystectomy in children trails the adult numbers and remains underreported. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with this approach.
  45. pmc Medicolegal claims following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the UK and Ireland
    James R H Scurr
    Mersey School of Surgery, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:286-91. 2010
    The causes and outcomes of medicolegal claims following laparoscopic cholecystectomy were evaluated.
  46. ncbi Analgesic treatment after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a critical assessment of the evidence
    Thue Bisgaard
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Anesthesiology 104:835-46. 2006
    Acute 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...
  47. ncbi Effect of drainage on postoperative nausea, vomiting, and pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Tarik 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. 2003
    b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is associated with a high incidence of postoperative pain, nausea, and vomiting...
  48. pmc Postoperative bile duct strictures: management and outcome in the 1990s
    K 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...
  49. ncbi Fluorescent cholangiography illuminating the biliary tree during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    T Ishizawa
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital of Social Health Insurance, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 97:1369-77. 2010
    Although 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...
  50. ncbi Percutaneous management of bile duct strictures and injuries associated with laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a decade of experience
    Sanjay Misra
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:218-26. 2004
    The 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...
  51. pmc Surgical management of bile duct injuries sustained during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: perioperative results in 200 patients
    Jason 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%...
  52. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis
    Seigo Kitano
    First Department of Surgery, Oita Medical University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:534-7. 2002
    The 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...
  53. ncbi Anatomical variations and congenital anomalies of extra hepatic biliary system encountered during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Khamiso Altaf Hussain Talpur
    Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Sindh
    J Pak Med Assoc 60:89-93. 2010
    To assess the frequency of anatomical variations of extrahepatic biliary system in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  54. ncbi Right hepatic artery injury associated with laparoscopic bile duct injury: incidence, mechanism, and consequences
    Lygia 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...
  55. pmc Incidence and consequence of an hepatic artery injury in patients with postcholecystectomy bile duct strictures
    Arnaud 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...
  56. ncbi 15 years of litigation following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in England
    Bilal Alkhaffaf
    Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 251:682-5. 2010
    We aimed to analyze trends in litigation following laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in England and compare our findings with data from the United States.
  57. ncbi Evaluation of a single preoperative dose of pregabalin for attenuation of postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A Agarwal
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Sanjay Gandhi Post GraduateInstitute of Medical Sciences, Type V B 11, Lucknow 226014, India
    Br J Anaesth 101:700-4. 2008
    Postoperative 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 ..
  58. ncbi Prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy with ramosetron: randomised controlled trial
    Yoshitaka Fujii
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Tsukuba Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki, Japan
    Eur J Surg 168:583-6. 2002
    To evaluate the efficacy and safety of ramosetron (a 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptor antagonist) for the prevention of nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  59. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the Academy Medical Centre, Khartoum, Sudan
    I 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...
  60. ncbi Magnesium sulphate attenuates arterial pressure increase during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    D 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.
  61. pmc Iatrogenic combined bile duct and right hepatic artery injury during single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Amareshwar 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...
  62. ncbi Conversion after laparoscopic cholecystectomy in England
    M Ballal
    Department of Surgery, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Road, Crewe, CW1 4QJ, UK
    Surg Endosc 23:2338-44. 2009
    b>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...
  63. ncbi Pseudoaneurysm following laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Mansoor Ahmed Madanur
    Institute of Liver Studies, Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 6:294-8. 2007
    b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the operation of choice for removal of the gallbladder. Unrecognized bile duct injuries present with biliary peritonitis and systemic sepsis...
  64. ncbi Frequency of biliary complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy detected by ERCP: experience at a large tertiary referral center
    Mubashir H Khan
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:247-52. 2007
    b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has a higher incidence of bile-duct injuries than open cholecystectomy...
  65. ncbi Clonidine provides opioid-sparing effect, stable hemodynamics, and renal integrity during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    M 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...
  66. ncbi 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. 2001
    Common bile duct (CBD) injury is a serious complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Predictors of this adverse outcome have not been well documented.
  67. ncbi 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. 2008
    Studies made on a small number of patients have demonstrated significant modifications in liver function tests (LFT) following laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  68. ncbi Ramosetron versus ondansetron for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Junghee 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. 2010
    Patients undergoing general anesthesia for laparoscopic cholecystectomy are at high risk for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV)...
  69. ncbi Incidence, risk factors, and prevention of biliary tract injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Switzerland
    L Krahenbuhl
    Department of Visceral Transplantation Surgery, University of Bern, Inselspital, Switzerland
    World J Surg 25:1325-30. 2001
    Bile 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...
  70. ncbi Single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial experience
    John 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.
  71. pmc Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with Harmonic scalpel
    Roberta Gelmini
    Department of Surgery, Policlinico of Modena, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    JSLS 14:14-9. 2010
    b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the "gold standard" in the treatment of symptomatic gallbladder lithiasis...
  72. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial experience with critical view of safety dissection and routine intraoperative cholangiography
    Arthur 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. 2010
    Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) is emerging as a potentially less invasive alternative to standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery cholecystectomy...
  73. ncbi Imaging of the complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Derek Lohan
    Department of Radiology, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland
    Eur Radiol 15:904-12. 2005
    b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has, in recent years, emerged as the gold standard therapeutic option for the management of uncomplicated symptomatic cholelithiasis...
  74. ncbi Operative strategy can reduce the incidence of major bile duct injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Sara Yegiyants
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Am Surg 74:985-7. 2008
    Major bile duct injury (BDI) rates remain in the range of 0.3 to 0.5 per cent for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
  75. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery-induced changes in oxidative stress markers in human plasma
    G 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...
  76. ncbi Different pain scores in single transumbilical incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus classic laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized controlled trial
    Evangelos C Tsimoyiannis
    Departments of Surgery, G Hatzikosta General Hospital, Hippocratus 3, Stavraki, GR 45332 Ioannina, Greece
    Surg Endosc 24:1842-8. 2010
    The 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)...
  77. ncbi The influence of non-technical performance on technical outcome in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A 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...
  78. ncbi Laparoscopic transumbilical cholecystectomy without visible abdominal scars
    Ninh 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...
  79. ncbi Comparison of granisetron and granisetron plus dexamethasone for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    B 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.
  80. ncbi Avoiding biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: technical considerations
    M 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 ..
  81. ncbi The effect of intraperitoneal local anesthesia in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alexander P Boddy
    Department of General Surgery, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    Anesth Analg 103:682-8. 2006
    Intraperitoneal 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 ..
  82. ncbi A single institution's experience with single incision cholecystectomy compared to standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Jeffrey 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)...
  83. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder carcinoma: results of a Japanese survey of 498 patients
    Kiyoaki Ouchi
    Department of Surgery, Miyagi Cancer Center Hospital, 47 1 Nodayama Shiode Medishima, Natori 981 1293, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:256-60. 2002
    The 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...
  84. ncbi Lost gallstones in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: all possible complications
    Jörg Zehetner
    Department of Surgery, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Operative Laparoscopy, AKH Linz, Krankenhausstrasse 9, 4020 Linz, Austria
    Am J Surg 193:73-8. 2007
    b>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...
  85. ncbi 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...
  86. ncbi Dexamethasone in combination with dolasetron for prophylaxis in the ambulatory setting: effect on outcome after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Margarita Coloma
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9068, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:1346-50. 2002
    Postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy remains a common problem despite routine antiemetic prophylaxis...
  87. ncbi Two-port needlescopic cholecystectomy: prospective study of 100 cases
    K 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...
  88. ncbi Management of concomitant hepatic artery injury in patients with iatrogenic major bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    J Li
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Br J Surg 95:460-5. 2008
    Concomitant hepatic artery injury is a rare but severe complication associated with bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC).
  89. ncbi Surgical therapy of iatrogenic lesions of biliary tract
    S 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, ..
  90. ncbi Lack of analgesic effect of parecoxib following laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    P 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.
  91. ncbi Surgery without scars: report of transluminal cholecystectomy in a human being
    Jacques 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
    ....
  92. ncbi Etoricoxib pre-medication for post-operative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A 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...
  93. ncbi Management of failed biliary repairs for major bile duct injuries after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    R 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...
  94. ncbi Long-term results and risk factors influencing outcome of major bile duct injuries following cholecystectomy
    S 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...
  95. ncbi The LMA-ProSeal is an effective alternative to tracheal intubation for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    J Roger Maltby
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 49:857-62. 2002
    To compare LMA-ProSeal (LMA-PS) with endotracheal tube (ETT) with respect to pulmonary ventilation and gastric distension during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  96. pmc Intestinal ischemia after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Louis Joseph Leduc
    Coroner s Office, Province of Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JSLS 10:236-8. 2006
    Intestinal ischemia is a rarely reported complication following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We describe a case of massive small intestinal necrosis 3 days following this procedure...
  97. ncbi Placement of 0.5% bupivacaine-soaked Surgicel in the gallbladder bed is effective for pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    G R Verma
    Department of Surgery and Anesthesia, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Surg Endosc 20:1560-4. 2006
    This 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.
  98. ncbi Robot-assisted laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial Mayo Clinic Scottsdale experience
    David W Miller
    Division of General Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Ariz 85259, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:1132-6. 2004
    To review a single institution's experience with robot-assisted laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  99. ncbi Randomized clinical trial comparing an oral carbohydrate beverage with placebo before laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    T 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.
  100. pmc Variations in consenting practice for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A M Chen
    Department of Gastroenterology, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:482-5. 2006
    To 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.
  101. ncbi Evaluation of the role of prophylactic antibiotics in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective randomized trial
    Sachin Anant Kuthe
    Department of General Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 27:54-7. 2006
    At present the use of prophylactic antibiotics in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy is controversial...

Research Grants17

  1. MOLECULAR STAGING AND SCREENING OF LUNG CANCER
    Steven Ahrendt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Completion of the proposed mentored training period will provide the candidate with an excellent foundation for pursuing his long-term goals in academic surgical oncology. ..
  2. INJURY TO LIVER SINUSOIDAL ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
    Steven Strasberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A potentially beneficial improvements in preservation solutions are identified they will be tested in whole isolated livers and by transplantation in the rat. ..
  3. Clinical Application of Image Guided Liver Surgery
    William Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..D., in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and other members within the center for Technology-Guided Therapy at Vanderbilt. ..
  4. Bariatric Surgery Outcome/Cost in Medicare Beneficiaries
    David Flum; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3. Perform a modeled cost effectiveness analysis of bariatric procedures compared to non-surgical approaches. ..
  5. Management of Chronic Pain in Rehabilitation Medicine
    Mark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A Scientific Core will provide scientific direction, project coordination, data collection and management, statistical support, and shared scientific expertise. ..
  6. Comparative Effectiveness of Novel Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
    Juliane Bingener-Casey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A randomized blinded study of the new single-port and the standard four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy (a procedure performed for more than 750,000 patients/year) will serve as the model to evaluate the ..
  7. THE UNSUSPECTED SMALL STONE STUDY (USSS)
    James DiSario; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..therapy for patients with unsuspected small BDS found at intraoperative cholangiography (10C) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), compared to conventional therapy with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and ..
  8. EVALUATION OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY
    Stanley Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Randomized controlled clinical trial of laparoscopic cholecystectomy with laparoscopic common bile duct exploration versus endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography ..
  9. Registered Ultrasound-Endoscope
    Sharif Razzaque; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We are focusing initially on laparoscopic cholecystectomy for deployment of the technology, but we are by no means limited to it;this system could be adapted to ..
  10. PHASE III TRIAL--LAPAROSCOPIC COLECTOMY FOR COLON CANCER
    Heidi Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, an example of minimal access resective surgery has rapidly become the preferred surgical approach to ..
  11. Data-driven Real-Time Surgical Simulation from Reality-based Soft-tissue Models
    JAYDEV DESAI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..for two specific procedures, namely, incisional liver biopsy (to demonstrate probing and cutting) and laparoscopic cholecystectomy (to demonstrate dissection and electrocautery)...
  12. Effect of Green Tea Catechins on Tumor Vascularization
    Peter Shamamian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..2. To study the effects of catechins on the developing vasculature in primary and recurrent mammary carcinoma. ..
  13. Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program Comparative Effectiveness Research
    David R Flum; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Surgical and interventional services span the continuum of healthcare conditions and SCOAP CERTN will have immediate capacity for investigators interested in almost any of AHRQ's priority conditions. ..
  14. ASGE Imaging Workshop: Next Generation in Endoscopic Imaging
    Grace Elta; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These improved imaging tools have the potential to allow earlier cancer detection and less invasive treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Modulation of Dendritic Cell Function by Cytomegalovirus
    JATIN VYAS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed program will allow the candidate to obtain the skills, knowledge and experience to become an independent investigator. ..
  16. Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injury-Related Pain
    Mark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. INGUINAL HERNIA MGMENT: WATCHFUL WAITING VS. OPERATION
    Robert Fitzgibbons; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..