TITLE

GALL BLADDER: Open Cholecystectomy

AUTHOR(S)
CAMERON, JOHN L.; SANDONE, CORINNE
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Volume 1;2007, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A section from the book "Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery" Volume One, Second Edition, is presented. It describes and illustrates how open cholecystectomy is performed. Ideal candidates for cholecystectomy are patients with symptomatic gallstones. It cites various indications for cholecystectomy, including calcified gall bladders or porcelain gall bladder, asymptomatic patients with gallstones and diabetes or other systemic illnesses. Details of how the technique is performed are discussed.
ACCESSION #
43758686

 

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