LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY: ATHREE-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

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ABSTRACTBackground and Objectives: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has made a revolution in themanagement of symptomatic gallstone diseases. It has been widely accepted as a surgicalintervention for gallstone and cholecystitis. The spectrum of complications following thepresentation of this new minimally invasive surgical technique has been changed.In thepresent retrospective study, immediate, early, and late laparoscopy242 patients underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstone diseasesover three years were critically and clinically evaluated.Subject and Method: In a retrospective study, the complications of 242 patients under wentlaparoscopic cholecystectomy were reviewed clinically and critically.Results From January 2015 to January 2018, 242 patientscholecystectomy for the symptomatic gallstone disease. The mean age of the patients was40.12 year. Six patients were found with immediate bleeding, two caseswith postcholangitis due to passed stone, two patients with late port site hernia, and one case with subhepatic collection (abscess), and three cases developed port site infection. The conversion toopen surgery was found in three patients (1.24%) only.Conclusions: The surgeons need to select their patients carefully, equip themselves with thefor a safe laparoscopic cholecystectomy