Intraperitoneal cholelithiasis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy--behavior of 'lost' concrements and their role in abscess formation.


UNLABELLED In two experimental studies we sought preliminary information about the behavior of concrements lost in the peritoneal cavity during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS In study 1, human gallstones were analyzed using X-ray diffraction, classified in three groups and examined with an ultramicroscope; then they were implanted in… (More)