Technique and indications of percutaneous cholecystostomy in the management of cholecystitis in 2014.

@article{Venara2014TechniqueAI,
  title={Technique and indications of percutaneous cholecystostomy in the management of cholecystitis in 2014.},
  author={Aur{\'e}lien Venara and V Carretier and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Lebigot and Emilie Lermite},
  journal={Journal of visceral surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={151 6},
  pages={
          435-9
        }
}
The gold standard in treatment of acute cholecystitis is cholecystectomy associated with antibiotics. In certain circumstances, percutaneous cholecystostomy is an interventional alternative. Percutaneous cholecystostomy is usually performed under local anesthesia by the radiologist using ultrasonographic or CT guidance. A drain can be inserted either through a trans-hepatic or a trans-peritoneal approach. Complications occur in nearly 10% of cases including hemorrhage, hemobilia, pneumothorax… CONTINUE READING
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