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

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One thousand laparoscopic cholecystectomies in a single surgical unit using the "critical view of safety" technique.
The incidence of complications was higher during out-of-hours procedures (19.3% vs 11.6%), whereas previous studies on laparoscopic cholecystectomies during nighttime did not show any significant differences in the rate of complications [11, 14].
* Study gives an objective assessment of pro-inflammatory IL-1 and TNFa and anti-inflammatory IL-10 at postoperative 4 hours and 24 hours in laparoscopic and open cholecystectomies. Study compares the clinical outcome of a differential rise in these cytokines regarding postoperative pain.
Outcome evaluation of 10,317 laparoscopic cholecystectomies: a 17-year experience at a single center.
[5.] Anandalwar SP, Choudhry AJ, Choudhry AJ, et al Litigation in laparoscopic cholecystectomies. Am Surg 2014;80(6):E179-E181.
One study8 reported a figure of 26% for patients that failed to respond to conservative treatment, and were subsequently required to undergo urgent cholecystectomies of heightened complexity as a result of delays in treatment activity.
Background Awareness of morbidity as a major surgical constraint has led the surgical fraternity to proceed from conventional to the more recent laparoscopic cholecystectomies. But developing countries still lack the availability of infrastructure and expertise for widespread use of minimal access and open cholecystectomy still continues to be the widely used method.
Most cholecystectomies are now performed by laparoscopy--where the gallbladder and the stones are removed with the aid of small hi-tech instruments that are inserted through small incisions on the abdomen.
A retrospective analysis of 10,174 laparoscopic cholecystectomies," Surgical Endoscopy, vol.
Since then, individual case reports [1, 3] and small case series [4] of laparoscopic completion cholecystectomies emerged once it was accepted that these patients also reap the benefits of minimally invasive surgery.
Fully 45% of these emergency laparoscopic cholecystectomies required conversion to open procedures (Br.
These results suggest that the use of a diet with protein mainly (or solely) derived from plants could reduce the number of cholecystectomies and reduce health care costs.
In this article, we report the first series of laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed by family physicians in a small rural community hospital.
LAS VEGAS -- A total of 150 successful laparoscopic cholecystectomies have been reported in pregnant women who were unresponsive to medical management, suggesting that this procedure is safe during pregnancy, Dr.