Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without intraoperative cholangiography.

@article{Ammori2012LaparoscopicCW,
  title={Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without intraoperative cholangiography.},
  author={Mohannad B Ammori and A. K. R. Al-Dabbagh},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={146-51}
}
BACKGROUND The role of intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) remains controversial. This study evaluates the outcomes of a management policy of LC without IOC. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis were classified regarding their potential risk for choledocholithiasis, and those at low risk received no further investigations, whereas medium- and high-risk patients underwent preoperative magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING