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Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy: Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy is a minimally invasive operation to remove the gallbladder from the bottom tip (fundus) downward instead of from the cystic duct; small "keyhole" incisions are made, through which a tiny video camera (laparoscope) and other instruments are inserted so the surgeon can see inside and remove the gallbladder without making a larger incision. This surgery may be facilitated by lifting the liver up and off the inflamed gallbladder by suturing it to the diaphragm.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy

Possible surgical complications of Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent. This surgery is successful for the majority of patients.

Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy: Five to ten days.

Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Laparoscopic retrograde cholecystectomy) include:

  • Laparoscopic retrograde gallbladder removal

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