Abdalla Badawy

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BACKGROUND Gallstones are more common in patients with liver cirrhosis than in healthy individuals. Higher morbidity and mortality were reported in cirrhotic patients with either laparoscopic or open cholecystectomy. The aim of this study was to compare laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients with symptomatic cholelithiasis in a(More)
Between March 1997 and March 1998, three consecutive patients underwent laparoscopic cystogastrostomy for persistent giant retrogastric pancreatic pseudocyst complicating an attack of acute pancreatitis. The mean cyst diameter was 15 +/- 1 cm (range 14-16). The procedure was performed with four trocars. The anterior wall of the stomach was opened(More)
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