Clinical and Financial Aspects of Cholecystectomy: Laparoscopic Versus Open Technique


n = 119) and open (OC) ( n = 117) cholecystectomy are compared in a retrospective study. The number and nature of perioperative complications do not differ importantly between these techniques. In favor of LC, significant differences are observed regarding the numbers of days severe pain was suffered (mean 1.7 days versus 5.4 days), the total number of days… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002689900199


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