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THE LEARNING CURVE OF FIRST ONE HUNDRED LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY

Jassim H Salim --- Hashim S AL-Khayat

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2010 Volume: 16 Issue: 2 Pages: 16-20
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

Abstract

Laparoscopic cholecyctectomy became gold standard for treatment of symptomatic gall stonedisease. Analysis of the first hundred patients who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy tostudy the learning curve and complications. The highest number of patients underwentcompleted laparoscopic cholecystectomy 54 (90%) and the lowest conversion rate 10% (6/60)with high percentage 22% of patients with complicated gall stone disease during year of 2004.Biliary injury 2%, occurred mainly in the early years. Total conversion rate was 21%. Theseresults were improved with~1