Summary: Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.
Publications247 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 ..
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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)...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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 in laparoscopic cholecystectomyThomas E Langwieler
Department of General and Visceral Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Ev Amalie Sieveking Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
Surg Endosc 23:1138-41. 2009..The method has been denominated by some authors as "scarless." We report one of the initial clinical experiences in Europe with this new technique...
- Single 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...
- 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..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...
- Incidence and consequence of an hepatic artery injury in patients with postcholecystectomy bile duct stricturesArnaud Alves
Department of Surgery, Hospital Beaujon, , University Paris VII, , 92118 Clichy Cedex, France
Ann Surg 238:93-6. 2003..CONCLUSIONS: The discovery of a disruption of the right branch of the hepatic artery should not affect management of the biliary stricture when if a Hepp-Couinaud repair is performed...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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.
- 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)...
- 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.
- 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 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..MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: One hundred and twenty patients had laparoscopic cholecystectomy at the center. There were 97 females and 23 males; age range was 22-90 years with a mean of 52 years...
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- Avoiding biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: technical considerationsM P Callery
Division of General Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Stoneman 928, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Surg Endosc 20:1654-8. 2006..This article suggests valuable technical considerations for the performance of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Against the background of a widely accepted biliary injury classification system, the risk factors and ..
- The 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.
- 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..012) were significant independent predictors of poor outcome. CONCLUSION: Successful repair of bile duct injuries after cholecystectomy can be achieved in specialized hepatobiliary units...
- 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...
- A single institution's experience with single incision cholecystectomy compared to standard laparoscopic cholecystectomyJeffrey S Fronza
Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Surgery 148:731-4; discussion 734-6. 2010..Small series have demonstrated the feasibility of single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
- Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: single institution experience and literature reviewYasumitsu Hirano
Department of Surgery, Yokohama Sakae Kyousai Hospital, 132 Katsura cho, Sakae ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 247 8581, Japan
World J Gastroenterol 16:270-4. 2010..8 min. Postoperative follow-up did not reveal any umbilical wound complication. Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy is feasible and a promising alternative method as scarless abdominal surgery for the treatment of some ..
- 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...
- A comparison of laparoscopic ultrasound versus cholangiography in the evaluation of the biliary tree during laparoscopic cholecystectomyJ Catheline
Department of Surgery, Hopital Jean Verdier, F 93143, Bondy, France
Eur J Ultrasound 10:1-9. 1999..This study assessed the effectiveness of laparoscopic ultrasound in detecting main biliary duct stones...
- Carbon dioxide embolism during laparoscopic cholecystectomy due to a patent paraumbilical veinPeter Mattei
Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Pediatr Surg 42:570-2. 2007..We describe a case of carbon dioxide embolism in a 13-year-old boy during an elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy, caused by injection of carbon dioxide into a large paraumbilical vein...
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with porcelain gallbladder based on the preoperative ultrasound findingsA Hon Kwon
Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
Hepatogastroenterology 51:950-3. 2004Porcelain gallbladder is considered a relative contraindication to laparoscopic cholecystectomy, because of a high incidence of gallbladder cancer or gastrointestinal cancer...
- 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...
- The use of intraperitoneal bupivacaine to decrease the length of stay in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy patientsJayne Paulson
Department of Surgery, Saint Mary's Mercy Medical Center and West Michigan Surgical Specialists P.C, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Am Surg 69:275-8; discussion 278-9. 2003..the effectiveness of intraperitoneal bupivacaine in decreasing the length of stay for elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy patients...
- Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy using flexible endoscopy: saline infiltration gallbladder fossa dissection techniqueJohn N Afthinos
Department of Surgery, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 10th Avenue, Suite 2B, New York, NY 10019, USA
Surg Endosc 23:2610-4. 2009..This study evaluated a technique used in endoscopic mucosal resection and applied it to dissection of the gallbladder from the liver bed...
- Effectiveness for pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy of 0.5% bupivacaine-soaked Tabotamp placed in the gallbladder bed: a prospective, randomized, clinical trialFrancesco Feroci
General Surgery Unit, Misericordia and Dolce Hospital, Prato, Italy
Surg Endosc 23:2214-20. 2009..gov ID NCT00599144) was to assess the effectiveness of 0.5% bupivacaine for pain control after video-laparoscopic cholecystectomy at its optimal dosage of 2 mg/kg infiltrated in the muscular fasciae of the trocars, or positioned in ..
- 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.
- Is inflammation a significant predictor of bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy?Christos P Georgiades
3rd Surgical Department and Laparoscopic Unit, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
Surg Endosc 22:1959-64. 2008Bile duct injuries (BDI) have been reported to occur more frequently during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) compared to open cholecystectomy (OC). Several studies have demonstrated various potential predisposing factors for BDI...
- 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...
- 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...
- Robotic-assisted versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy: outcome and cost analyses of a case-matched control studyStefan Breitenstein
Swiss HPB Hepato Pancreato Biliary Center, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Ann Surg 247:987-93. 2008To compare safety and costs of robotic-assisted and laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis.
- Dissection by ultrasonic energy versus monopolar electrosurgical energy in laparoscopic cholecystectomyWalid Sasi
Department of General Surgery, St George s Hospital and Medical School, University of London, UK
JSLS 14:23-34. 2010b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the gold standard for management of symptomatic gallstones. Electrocautery remains the main energy form used during laparoscopic dissection...
- The critical view of safety in laparoscopic cholecystectomy is optimized by exposing the inner layer of the subserosal layerGoro Honda
Department of Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center, Komagome Hospital, 3 18 22 Honkomagome, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8677, Japan
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 16:445-9. 2009During laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), misidentification of the cystic duct, which causes major bile duct injuries, can result from wrong or incomplete dissection of Calot's triangle...
- Endoscopic sphincterotomy permits interval laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with moderately severe gallstone pancreatitisT Ryan Heider
Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 10:1-5. 2006..cholangiography (ERC) with endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) may prevent recurrent pancreatitis, permit laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and decrease risks...
- Intraoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) to remove common bile duct stones during routine laparoscopic cholecystectomy does not prolong hospitalization: a 2-year experienceL Enochsson
Department of Surgery, Karolinskat Institute at Huddinge University Hospital, S-141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
Surg Endosc 18:367-71. 2004..e., laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) and ERCP...
- Bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a 1994-2001 audit on 13,718 operations in the area of RomeP Gentileschi
Lap Group Roma, Gruppo Laparoscopico Romano, Via A Borelli 5, 00161 Roma, Italy
Surg Endosc 18:232-6. 2004Bile duct injuries (BDIs) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) still are reported with greater frequency than during open cholecystectomy (OC).
- Retroperitoneal actinomycosis due to dropped gallstonesJ M Ramia
Hepatobiliary Unit, Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, Avda Fuerzas Armadas s n, Granada 18014, Spain
Surg Endosc 18:345-9. 2004..bile and gallstones after accidental perforation of the biliary gallbladder is a frequent event during laparoscopic cholecystectomy and is generally of no clinical importance...
- Right hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm and cystic duct leak after laparoscopic cholecystectomyS Journe
Medicosurgical Department of Gastroenterology, Erasmus Hospital, Free University of Brussels, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
Surg Endosc 18:554-6. 2004b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) seems to be associated with an increased risk of biliary or vascular injuries. Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysms (HAP) are rare complications of LC. HAP can occur in the early or late postoperative period...
- Comparison of quality of life between two biliary drainage procedures in laparoscopic common bile duct explorationYing Xin
Department of General Surgery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Medical College of Zhejiang University Hang Zhou, China
Hepatogastroenterology 54:331-3. 2007..We evaluate the difference in quality of life using two kinds of biliary drainage procedures in laparoscopic common bile duct exploration...
- A comparison of open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy done by a surgeon in trainingS O Cawich
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
West Indian Med J 55:103-9. 2006b>Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has virtually replaced conventional open cholecystectomy as the gold standard for symptomatic cholelithiasis...
- Timing of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for subacute calculous cholecystitis: early or interval--a prospective studyOsman Yuksel
Gazi University Medical School, Department of General Surgery, Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery Unit, Besevler, 06500, Ankara, Turkey
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 13:421-6. 2006The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy for subacute cholecystitis and to compare it with interval laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
- [Clinical study on laparoscopic approach to cholelithiasis in the elderly]L Napolitano
, Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche
G Chir 25:301-3. 2004The Authors report 66 cases of patients aged 75 years or older who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy: 28 cases presented a clinical picture of acute cholecystitis, 3 cases had associated common bile duct stones...
- Diagnosis and management of cystic duct leakage after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: report of 3 casesJi hui Li
Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Shanghai Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 4:147-51. 2005Operative complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) vary. Abdominal pain and other symptoms caused by fluid accumulation in the operative area are not uncommon. Cystic duct (CD) leakage is one of the main sources of the fluid...
- [Gallstones--do we know it all?]Alan Patrick Ainsworth
Odense Universitetshospital, Kirurgisk Afdeling A, Odense C
Ugeskr Laeger 169:596-8. 2007..cholecystectomised? Who needs further diagnostic work-up for common bile duct stones (CBDS) before laparoscopic cholecystectomy? Is elective cholecystectomy mandatory following endoscopic or conservative treatment of complicated ..
- Does routine intraoperative cholangiography prevent bile duct transection?E Debru
Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, The University of Sydney, Hospital Road, Sydney, NSW, 2139, Australia
Surg Endosc 19:589-93. 2005..the impact of routine intraoperative cholangiography on the incidence of common bile duct injuries, and to evaluate the operative outcome of laparoscopic cholecystectomy carried out in a major teaching hospital and review the literature.
- Rate of elective cholecystectomy and the incidence of severe gallstone diseaseDavid R Urbach
The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 172:1015-9. 2005The use of elective cholecystectomy has increased dramatically following the widespread adoption of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We sought to determine whether this increase has resulted in a reduction in the incidence of severe ..
- Ten-year trend in the national volume of bile duct injuries requiring operative repairJ P Dolan
Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L223A, Portland, OR, USA
Surg Endosc 19:967-73. 2005..were to determine the national proportions and mortality rate for bile duct injuries resulting from laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) that required operative reconstruction for repair over a 10-year period and to investigate the ..
- Right hepatic duct opening into the cystic duct: the role of pre- and intraoperative cholangiographyMasato Kayahara
Gastroenterologic Surgery, Division of Cancer Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science Kanazawa University, Japan
Hepatogastroenterology 52:719-21. 2005..entering the cystic duct can lead to ductal injury, this anomaly should be kept in mind when performing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Pre- and intraoperative cholangiography contribute to the avoidance of iatrogenic bile duct injury...
- The role of ERCP in management of retained bile duct stones after laparoscopic cholecystectomySuhail Anwar
Department of Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
N Z Med J 117:U1102. 2004..To find out the incidence of retained common bile duct (CBD) stones after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in our hospital, we conducted a retrospective study of patients who presented with symptomatic ..
- Bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: primary and long-term results from a single institutionJukka Karvonen
Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Surg Endosc 21:1069-73. 2007Iatrogenic bile duct injury carries high morbidity. After the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy the incidence of these injuries has at least doubled, and even after the learning curve, the incidence has plateaued at the level ..
- Can intraoperative cholangiography be avoided during laparoscopic cholecystectomy?Alessandro Uccheddu
Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Semeiotica Chirurgica, Universita di Cagliari, Centro di Studio per la Chirurgia Laparoscopica Avanzata in Chirurgia Generale, Cagliari
Chir Ital 57:571-7. 2005..exists as to whether intraoperative cholangiography should be performed routinely or selectively during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The aim of the present study was to assess in which circumstances intraoperative cholangiography can ..
- [Twelve years of laparoscopic cholecystectomy]B K Wölnerhanssen
Allgemeinchirurgische Klinik, St Claraspital Basel
Chirurg 76:263-9. 2005..in indication, operation time, conversion rate, morbidity, and mortality from the beginning of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Between 1990 and 2002 we prospectively evaluated 4498 patients undergoing cholecystectomy (CE), of ..
- A prospective study of common bile duct calculi in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: natural history of choledocholithiasis revisitedChris Collins
Department of Surgery, Mercy University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
Ann Surg 239:28-33. 2004OBJECTIVE: To define the incidence of problematic common bile duct calculi in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: In patients selected for laparoscopic cholecystectomy, the true incidence of ..
- The endoscopic management of persistent bile leakage after laparoscopic cholecystectomyE Christoforidis
Fourth Surgical Department, Endoscopic Laboratory, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Exochi, Thessaloniki, 57010, Greece
Surg Endosc 16:843-6. 2002..Bile leakage after laparoscopic biliary surgery is a surgical challenge in which endoscopy can play an important role...
- Efficacy and safety of elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy in elderly: a case-controlled comparison with the open approachP M A Fisichella
Divisione Clinicizzata di Chirurgia d Urgenza e Pronto Soccorso, Azienda Ospedaliera Cannizzaro, Catania
Ann Ital Chir 73:149-53; discussion 153-4. 2002..Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery is the method of choice for the surgical treatment of gallbladder disease. However, surgery of the biliary tract in the elderly is often associated with high morbidity and mortality...
- Management of gallstone pancreatitis: effects of deviation from clinical guidelinesK Sargen
Department of Surgery, Plymouth Postgraduate Medical School, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, United Kingdom
JOP 2:317-22. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: It is clear from this study that guidelines for the management of gallstone acute pancreatitis are not being met, resulting in high rates of readmission with related disease...
- A population-based cohort study comparing laparoscopic cholecystectomy and open cholecystectomySteven L Zacks
Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 97:334-40. 2002OBJECTIVES: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has become a popular alternative to open cholecystectomy (OC)...
- Is minisite cholecystectomy less traumatic? Prospective randomized study comparing minisite and conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomiesAhmet Alponat
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Kocaeli, 41900, Derince, Kocaeli, Turkey
World J Surg 26:1437-40. 2002..This prospective randomized study compares MC with conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy (CLC) in terms of surgical trauma and cosmetic results in 44 patients...
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus open cholecystectomy in elderly patients with acute cholecystitis: retrospective studyC H Chau
Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Med J 8:394-9. 2002OBJECTIVE: To study the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis in elderly patients by comparing the results with open cholecystectomy. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SETTING: Regional hospital, Hong Kong...
- [Laparoscopic versus mini-cholecystectomy: analysis of hospital costs and social costs in a prospective randomized study]Giovanni Battista Secco
DICMI, Sezione di Semeiotica Chirurgica B,
Chir Ital 54:685-92. 2002..Eighty-six cases underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy and 86 mini-cholecystectomy...
- [Diagnostic and therapeutic management of symptomatic cholecystolithiasis and pre-operatively suspected choledocholithiasis]H Thielemann
Klinik für Allgemein und Viszeralchirurgie, Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin Marzahn, Germany
Zentralbl Chir 127:987-91. 2002..Among laboratory variables investigated in this study, the elevation of serum bilirubin level exhibited the highest positive predictive value (PPV 39.2 %)...
- [Interview: questions to Professor Bertrand Millat]Bertrand Millat
Gastroenterol Clin Biol 26:1038-42. 2002
- Value and consequences of routine intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomyKaja Ludwig
Department of Surgery, University of Greifswald, Germany
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:154-9. 2002Since the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), an increase in accidental common bile duct (CBD) injuries of up to 1.2-1.6% has been reported...
- [The operative risk in the surgical treatment of bile duct stones]S Di Mauro
Minerva Chir 57:391-5. 2002
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus open cholecystectomy in childrenRavit Ruangtrakool
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
J Med Assoc Thai 85:172-8. 2002INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is well accepted as the standard cholecystectomy only in adult patients...
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: are patients with biliary pancreatitis at increased operative risk?B J Ammori
Division of Surgery, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Surg Endosc 17:777-80. 2003Previous reports of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in patients with biliary pancreatitis suggested increased operative difficulty, high rates of conversion, and greater morbidity and mortality.
- Laparoscopic transcystic bile duct stenting in the management of common bile duct stonesChristopher J Martin
University of Sydney Department of Surgery and Upper Gastro intestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgical Unit, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
ANZ J Surg 72:258-64. 2002..The management of patients with common bile duct stones associated with stones in the gall bladder remains controversial...
- Surgical treatment of gallstones: changes in a defined population during a 20-year periodGunnar E Persson
Department of Surgery, Ryhov Hospital, , Sweden
Eur J Surg 168:13-7. 2002..However, morbidity has not decreased and the diversification of surgical techniques used for treatment of gallstones requires continuous evaluation in routine practice...
- [Relation of pre-operative ecography to laparoscopic cholecystectomy difficulty at the Central Military Hospital]Mirian Elizabeth Pinto Paz
Rev Gastroenterol Peru 22:141-51. 2002This study included 62 patients diagnosed with known vesicular disease, who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy between August 1999 and March 2000, at the Central Military Hospital...
- Preoperative endoscopic sphincterotomy in the treatment of patients with cholecystocholedocholithiasisLein-Ray Mo
Department of Internal Medicine, Tainan Municipal Hospital, 670 Chung Te Road, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:191-5. 2002..endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) prior to laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) are the most common methods for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with ..
- Endoscopic diagnosis and management of complications following surgery for gallstonesS Yamaner
Department of General Surgery and Surgical Endoscopy, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
Surg Endosc 16:1685-90. 2002..The primary operations which required ERCP and were included in the study were laparoscopic cholecystectomy (n = 161, 38.5%), choledocholithotomy and T-tube drainage (n = 157, 37...
- 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> ..