Do complications related to laparoscopic cholecystectomy influence the prognosis of gallbladder cancer?


Laparoscopy is thought to worsen the prognosis of gallbladder cancer (GBC) discovered unexpectedly at laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). However, laparoscopy has never been shown to have an influence on patient survival in clinical series. We performed a two-center retrospective analysis of 28 patients with GBC (11 previously known, 17 unexpectedly… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-001-9085-7


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