Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy is associated with a higher bile duct injury rate: a review and a word of caution.

@article{Joseph2012SingleIL,
  title={Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy is associated with a higher bile duct injury rate: a review and a word of caution.},
  author={Mark Joseph and Michael Phillips and Timothy Michael Farrell and Christopher C. Rupp},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={256 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the incidence of bile duct injuries during single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) in relation to the accepted historic rate of 0.4% to 0.5% for standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SLC). BACKGROUND Technically, SILC is more challenging than SLC. The role and benefit of SILC in patient care has yet to be defined. Bile duct injuries have been reported in several series of SILC. METHOD A comprehensive database search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and PubMed… CONTINUE READING
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