Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the transplant population

  title={Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the transplant population},
  author={M.P.H. A. P. Courcoulas and Eoin C Kelly and Brian G. Harbrecht},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
Background: The results of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a group of transplant recipients were reviewed to determine the safety and efficacy of the procedure in the setting of immunosuppression. Methods: All solid-organ-transplant recipients who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy over a 3-year period were reviewed. Indication for operation, conversion to open procedure, length of stay, and complications were characterized. These results were compared to the registry data of all… CONTINUE READING


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