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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-06-12T16:31:05-0400
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the only curative treatment for gallstone disease of acute calculous cholecystitis.The purpose of this study is to find the most effective treatment (laparo...
This study was aimed to assess the outcome of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acute calculous cholecystitis in terms of conversion rates, postoperative complications and length of hospital...
Acute cholecystitis is frequent in the elderly, or in patients with gall stones. Most cases of severe or recurrent cholecystitis need surgery as final therapy. Today, the performed proced...
During the laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute choleystitis, most surgeons routinely use the postoperative anitbiotics after surgery. However, there is no consensus regarding the actual...
Acute cholecystitis (AC) is a very common complication of cholelithiasis, encountered in 20% of symptomatic patients. Nowadays laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the standard treatment ...
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is considered the gold standard for the management of acute cholecystitis but controversy surrounds the timings of the surgery. Studies are available favouring both early ...
Debate continues regarding the clinical outcomes of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy (ELC) versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy (DLC) for acute cholecystitis (AC). The aim of this retrospecti...
Laparoscopy is the gold-standard for cholecystectomy after acute cholecystitis, but the issue is controversial in obese subjects.
The revised Tokyo Guidelines include criteria for determining the severity of acute cholecystitis with treatment algorithms based on severity. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship...
Acute cholecystitis is a common serious complication of gallstones. The reported mortality of acute cholecystitis is approximately 3%, but the rate increases with age or comorbidity of the patient. If...
Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.
A variant of acute cholecystitis with inflammation of the GALLBLADDER that is characterized by the pockets of gas in the gallbladder wall. It is due to secondary infection caused by gas-forming organisms, and has a high risk of perforation.
Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.
Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.
Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall in the absence of GALLSTONES.