Hand-assisted laparoscopic cholecystectomy at cesarean section.

  title={Hand-assisted laparoscopic cholecystectomy at cesarean section.},
  author={Marco Antonio Pelosi and E Villalona},
  journal={The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists},
  volume={6 4},
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy at the time of elective cesarean delivery eliminates the need for separate operations. Hand-assisted laparoscopy takes technical advantage of the cesarean abdominal incision to facilitate laparoscopic maneuvers with retention of pneumoperitoneum. A 39-year-old woman with two previous cesarean sections and recurrent cholecystitis throughout her third pregnancy underwent full-term, elective cesarean section, tubal sterilization, and hand-assisted laparoscopic… CONTINUE READING