Surgical treatment of patients with acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines

@article{Yamashita2007SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of patients with acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines},
  author={Yuichi Yamashita and Tadahiro Takada and Yoshifumi Kawarada and Yuji Nimura and Masahiko Hirota and Fumihiko Miura and Toshihiko Mayumi and Masahiro Yoshida and Steven Martin Strasberg and Henry A. Pitt and Eduardo de Santib{\'a}{\~n}es and Jacques Belghiti and Markus W. B{\"u}chler and Dirk. J. Gouma and Sheung Tat Fan and Serafin C. Hilvano and Joseph W.Y. Lau and S W Kim and Giulio Belli and John Albert Windsor and Kui-Hin Liau and Vibul Sachakul},
  journal={Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={14},
  pages={91 - 97}
}
Cholecystectomy has been widely performed in the treatment of acute cholecystitis, and laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been increasingly adopted as the method of surgery over the past 15 years. Despite the success of laparoscopic cholecystectomy as an elective treatment for symptomatic gallstones, acute cholecystitis was initially considered a contraindication for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The reasons for it being considered a contraindication were the technical difficulty of performing it… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 71 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 references

Management of acute cholecystitis in the laparoscopic era: results of a prospective, randomized clinical trial

  • M Johansson, A Tbune, A Blomqvist, L Nelvin, L. Lundell
  • J Gastrointest Surg 2003;7:642–5
  • 2003

agement of acute cholecystitis in the laparoscopic era : results of a prospective , randomized clinical trial

  • M Johansson, A Tbune, A Blomqvist, L Nelvin, L Lundell
  • J Gastrointest Surg
  • 2003

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…