Laparoscopic Anterograde Cholecystectomy in Acute Cholecystitis

Abstract

UNLABELLED In the laparoscopic surgery of acute cholecystitis, no identification of anatomic structures in Calot triangle prevents the retrograde disection. Therefore, the anterograde disection of gall bladder, which we often use in open cholecystectomy, was applied as an alternative method in laparoscopic cholecystectomy in our 2 cases. Through this method, the safety of the attempt was increased and the patients were not deprived of the comfort of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. KEYWORDS Laparoscopic anterograde cholecystectomy; Acute cholecystitis; Gall bladder.

DOI: 10.4021/jocmr2009.07.1253

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@inproceedings{Engin2009LaparoscopicAC, title={Laparoscopic Anterograde Cholecystectomy in Acute Cholecystitis}, author={Omer Engin and Mehmet Ozgur Yildirim and Fevzi Cengiz and Enver Ilhan}, booktitle={Journal of clinical medicine research}, year={2009} }