[Simple cholecystectomy without drainage. A dilemma?].

  title={[Simple cholecystectomy without drainage. A dilemma?].},
  author={G Macellari and U Baraldi and Andrea Giustina and Philippe David and M. Parigi and Ezio De Angelis},
  journal={Minerva chirurgica},
  volume={35 8},
A retrospective study was carried out to show the uselessness of the routine employment of the drainage after simple cholecystectomy. 1425 patients underwent cholecystectomy because for cholelithiasis; of these 164 (13%) were drained because of adhesions, concomitant pancreatitis, inadvertent damage, empiema, gangrena and perforation of the gallbladder. In… CONTINUE READING