Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: consensus conference-based guidelines

  title={Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: consensus conference-based guidelines},
  author={Ferdinando Agresta and Fabio Cesare Campanile and Nereo Vettoretto and Gianfranco Silecchia and Carlo Bergamini and Pietro Maida and Pietro Lombari and Piero Narilli and Domenico Marchi and Alessandro Carrara and Maria Grazia Esposito and Stefania Fiume and Giuseppe Miranda and Simona Barlera and Marina Davoli and on behalf of members of the iERAS Group},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
IntroductionLaparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the gold standard technique for gallbladder diseases in both acute and elective surgery. Nevertheless, reports from national surveys still seem to represent some doubts regarding its diffusion. There is neither a wide consensus on its indications nor on its possible related morbidity. On the other hand, more than 25 years have passed since the introduction of LC, and we have all witnessed the exponential growth of knowledge, skill and technology… 

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