Summary: Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.
Publications295 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.
- 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.
- 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 ..
- 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)...
- 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.
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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-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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Is intraperitoneal levobupivacaine with epinephrine useful for analgesia following laparoscopic cholecystectomy? A randomized controlled trialA Ng
Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management, Leicester, UK
Eur J Anaesthesiol 21:653-7. 2004A randomized controlled trial of patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. To evaluate whether the instillation of levobupivacaine, with epinephrine, intraperitoneally, reduces morphine consumption; further, to consider the degree ..
- 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.
- 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.
- Agenesis of the right liver: a difficult laparoscopic cholecystectomyAntonio Iannelli
Department of Liver Transplantation, Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery, Archet 2 Hospital, Nice, France
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:166-9. 2005..Herein reported is the case of a 68-year-old woman undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallbladder stones as diagnosed on preoperative ultrasounds...
- 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...
- Biliary injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with right liver agenesis: case report and review of the literatureRyan C Fields
Department of Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 12:1577-81. 2008An 87-year-old man underwent attempted laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- 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%...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- Gallbladder cancer: the role of laparoscopy and radical resectionSamuel P Shih
Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Ann Surg 245:893-901. 2007..We assess how laparoscopy has altered the presentation of patients with gallbladder cancer and determine whether radical resection in patients with gallbladder cancer is beneficial...
- 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 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...
- 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....
- 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, ..
- 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 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).
- 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...
- 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 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.
- Routine early laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis after conclusion of a randomized controlled trialA Y B Teoh
Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
Br J Surg 94:1128-32. 2007The aim of this retrospective review was to assess the clinical outcomes of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis since the conclusion of a randomized controlled trial in 1997.
- Effective treatment of laparoscopic cholecystectomy pain with intravenous followed by oral COX-2 specific inhibitorGirish P Joshi
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9068, USA
Anesth Analg 98:336-42, table of contents. 2004..v. parecoxib followed by oral valdecoxib in treating pain associated with elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Patients were randomized to receive a single i.v...
- 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...
- Intraperitoneal and intravenous routes for pain relief in laparoscopic cholecystectomySamar I Jabbour-Khoury
Department of Anesthesiology and Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
JSLS 9:316-21. 2005Postoperative abdominal and shoulder pain are the most common complaints after elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Postoperative pain is multifactorial in origin, and therefore multimodal therapy may be needed to optimize pain relief.
- Analysis of a structured training programme in laparoscopic cholecystectomySalleh Ibrahim
Department of General Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:943-8. 2008b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is an established treatment for almost all gallbladder diseases with bile duct injury rates similar to open cholecystectomy...
- A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of perioperative administration of gabapentin, meloxicam and their combination for spontaneous and movement-evoked pain after ambulatory laparoscopic cholecystectomyIan Gilron
Department of Anesthesiology, Kingston General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
Anesth Analg 108:623-30. 2009..We present the first trial of meloxicam-gabapentin combination after outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- Major bile duct injuries associated with laparoscopic cholecystectomy: effect of surgical repair on quality of lifeGenevieve B Melton
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Ann Surg 235:888-95. 2002To assess the quality of life (QOL) of patients after surgical reconstruction of a major bile duct injury from laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC).
- Conversion of laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis: artificial neural networks improve the prediction of conversionSamuel Eldar
Department of Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
World J Surg 26:79-85. 2002b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is now also performed for acute cholecystitis...
- Mini-laparoscopic cholecystectomy: validating a new approachP R Reardon
Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Houston, Texas, USA
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 9:227-32; discussion 232-3. 1999..The purpose of our investigation was to validate the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) using one 10-mm and three 2-mm ports (mini-LC)...
- Two-week target for laparoscopic cholecystectomy following gallstone pancreatitis is achievable and cost neutralS J W Monkhouse
Department of General Surgery, Great Western Hospital, Swindon SN3 6BB, UK
Br J Surg 96:751-5. 2009..The British Society of Gastroenterology recommends that all patients with gallstone pancreatitis should undergo cholecystectomy within 2 weeks. This study assessed whether these guidelines are feasible and cost-effective...
- Analgesic effect of intraperitoneal instillation of bupivacaine for postoperative laparoscopic cholecystectomyVorakran Jiranantarat
Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
J Med Assoc Thai 85:S897-903. 2002To study the effectiveness of intraperitoneal instillation of bupivacaine for postoperative laparoscopic cholecystectomy pain relief, especially specific pain (visceral pain, shoulder pain and epigastric pain).
- Cirrhosis and laparoscopic cholecystectomyJ R Clark
Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Unit, St. George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 11:165-9. 2001Although cirrhosis has been regarded as a contraindication to laparoscopic cholecystectomy, there is increasing evidence that patients with mild to moderate cirrhosis may safely undergo laparoscopic cholecystectomy with results superior ..
- Impaired quality of life 5 years after bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective analysisD Boerma
Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ann Surg 234:750-7. 2001OBJECTIVE: To assess the impact of bile duct injury (BDI) sustained during laparoscopic cholecystectomy on physical and mental quality of life (QOL)...
- Prospective randomized trial using cost-utility analysis of early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute gallbladder diseaseD A L Macafee
Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Biomedical Research Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Br J Surg 96:1031-40. 2009This randomized controlled trial compared the cost-utility of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy with that for conventional management of newly diagnosed acute gallbladder disease.
- Endoscopic naso-gallbladder drainage in the treatment of acute cholecystitis: alleviates inflammation and fixes operator's aim during early laparoscopic cholecystectomyNaoyuki Toyota
Department of Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 13:80-5. 2006..With this procedure, we were able to successfully perform early laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
- Influence of laparoscopic cholecystectomy on the prevalence of operations for gallstones in NorwayGustav Pedersen
Department of Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Eur J Surg 168:464-9. 2002....
- Postoperative pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomised prospective double-blind clinical trialU Lepner
Department of Surgery, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
Scand J Surg 92:121-4. 2003..of wounds with local anaesthetics (LA) and their intraperitoneal application for treating pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) still remain controversial...
- Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on the safety and effectiveness of early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitisK Gurusamy
Hepatopancreatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgery, University Department of Surgery, Royal Free and University College School of Medicine, London, UK
Br J Surg 97:141-50. 2010In many countries laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis is mainly performed after the acute episode has settled because of the anticipated increased risk of morbidity and higher conversion rate from laparoscopic to open ..
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy using a newly developed laparoscope manipulator for 10 patients with cholelithiasisK Tanoue
Department of Innovative Medical Technology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
Surg Endosc 20:753-6. 2006..Naviot is a new remote-controlled laparoscope manipulator system controlled by the operator's hand. This study assessed its introduction into clinical practice...
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in situs inversus totalis with left-sided gall bladderSenthil Kumar
Surgical Directorate, University College London Hospital, London, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:W16-8. 2007..Symptomatic gallstones in patients with situs inversus pose diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. The presentation and management of one such patient is discussed with an emphasis on operative technique...
- Metoclopramide versus ondansetron in prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting for laparoscopic cholecystectomyE B Wilson
Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic and Memorial Hospital, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple 76508, USA
Am J Surg 181:138-41. 2001..double-blind, randomized, prospective trial compares the prophylactic use of metoclopramide, ondansetron, and placebo for the treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- MOLECULAR STAGING AND SCREENING OF LUNG CANCERSteven 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. ..
- INJURY TO LIVER SINUSOIDAL ENDOTHELIAL CELLSSteven 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. ..
- Clinical Application of Image Guided Liver SurgeryWilliam Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2005..D., in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and other members within the center for Technology-Guided Therapy at Vanderbilt. ..
- Bariatric Surgery Outcome/Cost in Medicare BeneficiariesDavid Flum; Fiscal Year: 2006..3. Perform a modeled cost effectiveness analysis of bariatric procedures compared to non-surgical approaches. ..
- Management of Chronic Pain in Rehabilitation MedicineMark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006..A Scientific Core will provide scientific direction, project coordination, data collection and management, statistical support, and shared scientific expertise. ..
- EVALUATION OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERYStanley Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2003..Randomized controlled clinical trial of laparoscopic cholecystectomy with laparoscopic common bile duct exploration versus endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography ..
- Data-driven Real-Time Surgical Simulation from Reality-based Soft-tissue ModelsJAYDEV DESAI; Fiscal Year: 2006..for 2 specific procedures, namely, incisional liver biopsy (to demonstrate probing and cutting) and laparoscopic cholecystectomy (to demonstrate dissection and electrocautery)...
- Data-driven Real-Time Surgical Simulation from Reality-based Soft-tissue ModelsJAYDEV 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)...
- Data-driven Real-Time Surgical Simulation from Reality-based Soft-tissue ModelsJAYDEV DESAI; Fiscal Year: 2007..for two specific procedures, namely, incisional liver biopsy (to demonstrate probing and cutting) and laparoscopic cholecystectomy (to demonstrate dissection and electrocautery)...
- RESEARCH TRAINING IN MEDICAL REHABILITATIONMark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed training project will provide the multidisciplinary environment that is fundamental to the Rehabilitation Sciences and will significantly increase the pool of competitive researchers in Rehabilitation Science. ..
- Studies on Hyperglycemia in Surgical InfectionLILLIAN KAO; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Bariatric Surgery Research ConsortiumDavid Flum; Fiscal Year: 2007..Lastly the study will begin to evaluate the relationship of PYY3-36 and ghrelin and determine if it is altered by or in response to the physiologic changes associated with gastric bypass. ..
- Modulation of Dendritic Cell Function by CytomegalovirusJATIN VYAS; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed program will allow the candidate to obtain the skills, knowledge and experience to become an independent investigator. ..
- Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program Comparative Effectiveness ResearchDavid 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. ..
- Mechanisms of Glycemic Improvement Following Gastrointestinal SurgeryDavid Flum; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Mechanisms of Glycemic Improvement Following Gastrointestinal SurgeryDAVID R contact FLUM; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injury-Related PainMark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- INGUINAL HERNIA MGMENT: WATCHFUL WAITING VS. OPERATIONRobert Fitzgibbons; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..