Incidence of port site recurrence after laparoscopic cholecystectomy for preoperatively unsuspected gallbladder carcinoma.

@article{Zgraggen1998IncidenceOP,
  title={Incidence of port site recurrence after laparoscopic cholecystectomy for preoperatively unsuspected gallbladder carcinoma.},
  author={Kaspar Z'graggen and Stefan Birrer and Christoph Andreas Maurer and H. U. Wehrli and Ch. Klaiber and Hans Ulrich Baer},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={124 5},
  pages={831-8}
}
BACKGROUND We sought to determine the incidence of recurrence of carcinoma at the port site and the outcome of patients with such recurrences after exploratory laparoscopy/laparoscopic cholecystectomy for unsuspected gallbladder carcinoma and analyzed aspects of the laparoscopic procedure associated with recurrences at the port site. METHODS Thirty-seven patients with preoperatively unknown adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder were analyzed. The patients were part of a large prospective study of… CONTINUE READING
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