Re: JSLS(2008)12: 282–287 Timing of Early Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis


OBJECTIVE Although many surgeons advocate early laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in acute cholecystitis, debate still exists regarding its optimal timing. This study compares the outcome of LC performed within and after 72 hours of admission in patients with acute cholecystitis. METHODS Between January 2001 and December 2006, LC was performed in 196… (More)

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