Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a prospective randomized trial

@article{Kolla2003EarlyVD,
  title={Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a prospective randomized trial},
  author={Surendra Babu Kolla and Shushma Aggarwal and Ashok Kumar and R Shiva Kumar and Sunil Chumber and Rajinder Parshad and Vulatheru Seenu},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={1323-1327}
}
The role of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis is not yet clearly established. The aim of this prospective randomized study was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis and to compare the results with delayed cholecystectomy. Between January 2001 and November 2002, 40 patients with a diagnosis of acute cholecystitis were assigned randomly to early laparoscopic cholecystectomy within 24 h of admission (early group, n = 20… CONTINUE READING
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