Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for lithiasic acute cholecystitis during emergency admissions. Results of a monocentric experience and review of the literature.

@article{Jarrar2016EarlyVD,
  title={Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for lithiasic acute cholecystitis during emergency admissions. Results of a monocentric experience and review of the literature.},
  author={Mohamed Salah Jarrar and Ibrahim Chouch{\`e}ne and Houssem Fadhl and Rafik Ghrissi and Amine Elghali and Fehmi Ferhi and Hedi Mraidha and Fehmi Hamila and Rached Letaief},
  journal={La Tunisie medicale},
  year={2016},
  volume={94 8-9},
  pages={
          519-524
        }
}
BACKGROUND It is established that the standard treatment for lithiasic acute cholecystitis is the laparoscopic cholecystectomie. However, the question of the timing of cholecystectomy remains controversial. AIM To compare early laparoscopic cholecystectomies (within 72 hours of symptom onset) and delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomies (beyond 72 hours) for lithiasic acute cholecystitis in terms of intra-operative difficulties and post-operative complications. METHODS The patients operated… CONTINUE READING