Asymptomatic omental granuloma following spillage of gallstones during laparoscopic cholecystectomy protects patients and influences surgeons' decisions: a review.

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Spillage of gallstones in the peritoneal cavity during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) occurs at rates varying from 5.7% to 16%. These gallstones often cannot be retrieved and can cause early and late abscesses at rates ranging from 0.08% to 1.4%. The case of an 86-year-old woman with colon cancer is described because during an elective right… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr.10.2011.4980

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@article{Papadopoulos2012AsymptomaticOG, title={Asymptomatic omental granuloma following spillage of gallstones during laparoscopic cholecystectomy protects patients and influences surgeons' decisions: a review.}, author={I. Papadopoulos and Spyridon Christodoulou and N. M. Economopoulos}, journal={BMJ case reports}, year={2012}, volume={2012} }