Transcylindrical gas-free cholecystectomy for the treatment of cholelithiasis, cholecystitis, and choledocholithiasis

@article{GrauTalens2010TranscylindricalGC,
  title={Transcylindrical gas-free cholecystectomy for the treatment of cholelithiasis, cholecystitis, and choledocholithiasis},
  author={Enrique-Javier Grau-Talens and Manuel Giner},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={24},
  pages={2099-2104}
}
  • Enrique-Javier Grau-Talens, Manuel Giner
  • Published in Surgical Endoscopy 2010
  • Medicine
  • BackgroundLaparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has become the standard for treatment of uncomplicated cholecystolithiasis. However, in cases of cholecystitis or cholecysto-choledocholithiasis, technical and skill requirements may make questionable the convenience of laparoscopy. Transcylindrical cholecystectomy (TC) is a modified minilaparotomy, performed gas-free through a single cylinder 3.8 cm in diameter and 10.0 cm in length. Our study objective has been to assess the efficacy and potential… CONTINUE READING

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