Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus mini-laparotomy cholecystectomy: a prospective, randomized, single-blind study.

@article{Ros2001LaparoscopicCV,
  title={Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus mini-laparotomy cholecystectomy: a prospective, randomized, single-blind study.},
  author={Axel G B Ros and Lars M. Gustafsson and Helena Krook and C. Erik Nordgren and Anders Thorell and G{\"o}ran S. Wallin and Erik Nilsson},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={234 6},
  pages={741-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze outcomes after open small-incision surgery (minilaparotomy) and laparoscopic surgery for gallstone disease in general surgical practice. METHODS This study was a randomized, single-blind, multicenter trial comparing laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) to minilaparotomy cholecystectomy (MC). Both elective and acute patients were eligible for inclusion. All surgeons normally performing cholecystectomy, both trainees under supervision and consultants, operated on randomized… CONTINUE READING

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