Prospective Evaluation of Laparoendoscopic Single Site Versus Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoendoscopic single site cholecystectomy is associated with better cosmetic results and recovery compare to laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
LESS cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
University Hospital Geneva
University Hospital, Geneva
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00961506
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.
Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.
Incision of Oddi's sphincter or Vater's ampulla performed by inserting a sphincterotome through an endoscope (DUODENOSCOPE) often following retrograde cholangiography (CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY, ENDOSCOPIC RETROGRADE). Endoscopic treatment by sphincterotomy is the preferred method of treatment for patients with retained or recurrent bile duct stones post-cholecystectomy, and for poor-surgical-risk patients that have the gallbladder still present.
A process whereby bile is delivered from the gallbladder into the duodenum. The emptying is caused by both contraction of the gallbladder and relaxation of the sphincter mechanism at the choledochal terminus.
Tumors or cancer of the gallbladder.
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