[Value of absorbable clips in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A randomized prospective study].

@article{Rohr1997ValueOA,
  title={[Value of absorbable clips in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A randomized prospective study].},
  author={Serge Rohr and Nicol{\`o} de Manzini and J. Vix and Giorgio Tiberio and C Wantz and Christian Meyer},
  journal={Journal de chirurgie},
  year={1997},
  volume={134 4},
  pages={180-4}
}
Most surgeons use metal clips in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The aim of this prospective randomized controlled study was to evaluate the efficacy of absorbable clips in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy. One hundred consecutive patients with symptomatic gallstones without complications were randomized into groups; group T had two metal clips (titan clip ETHICONR), group R (laproclipR Davis and Geck) had one absorbable clip applied on the cystic duct and cystic artery. The patients were… CONTINUE READING