cholecystectomy

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surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain)

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Some of the operations covered include laparoscopic appendectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic total gastrectomy for malignancy, and minimally invasive esophagectomy.
8] Compared with open cholecystectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been associated with less postoperative discomfort, earlier hospital discharge, and earlier return to normal activity.
25] Compared with open cholecystectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy results in less postoperative impairment of ventilatory mechanics.
Due to its superiority over open cholecystectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the gold standard procedure for treatment of symptomatic gall stone disease12.