Cholecystectomy sentence example
On 6 July, the surgical SHO records the decision to perform a cholecystectomy (surgical removal of the gallbladder ).
Nowadays the gallbladder is usually removed by keyhole surgery and the operation is called a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
All patients with a symptomatic PLG are offered a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
You always used to have the upper right side of your abdomen opened up to have a simple cholecystectomy.
In total, 175 patients had elective minimal access cholecystectomy during the trial period of which 135 were entered into the trial.Advertisement
The unit also has interests in laparoscopic surgery, including cholecystectomy and inguinal hernia repair.
All patients considered at minimal risk of having CBD stones went straight to laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
But more advanced surgical techniques, such as extended cholecystectomy or more radical surgery, now offer hope for a possible cure.
The aim of this audit was to assess the implementation of a protocol for urgent cholecystectomy by a specialist upper gastrointestinal surgical team.
This study therefore only considered the costs associated with prophylactic cholecystectomy; the authors acknowledged that this provided a conservative cost estimate.Advertisement
The calculations assumed that a post-transplantation cholecystectomy did not have any impact on quality of life.
However, in the case of cardiac transplant patients, post-transplantation prophylactic cholecystectomy would appear to be the most cost-effective option.