TITLE

Is Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Safe in Cirrhotic Patients?

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, J. S.
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1999, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p1138
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research on the safety of performing laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis. Reference to a study by D. Sleeman and colleagues published in the 1998 issue of the "Journal of American College Surgery"; Result of performing the procedure in cirrhotic patients included in the study.
ACCESSION #
16070731

 

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