[Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus mini-lap-cholecystectomy. Results of a prospective, randomized study].

@article{Kunz1992LaparoscopicCV,
  title={[Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus mini-lap-cholecystectomy. Results of a prospective, randomized study].},
  author={Reiner Kunz and Klaus Orth and Jon Vogel and J{\"u}rgen M Steinacker and A Meitinger and Uwe Br{\"u}ckner and Hans G{\"u}nther Beger},
  journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen},
  year={1992},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={291-5}
}
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LCCE) was gaining acceptance rapidly, when several institutions could demonstrate the safety of this minimal invasive treatment modality. Nevertheless prospective randomised studies still are missing to prove the advantages of this new treatment modality in contrast to open cholecystectomy. 77 patients with symptomatic cholelithiasis were treated by LCCE (n = 40) or mini-lap CCE (n = 37) in a prospective, randomised study. As preliminary results, there were no… CONTINUE READING