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Open retrograde cholecystectomy

Open retrograde cholecystectomy

Open retrograde cholecystectomy: Open retrograde cholecystectomy is surgery to remove the gallbladder from the bottom tip (fundus) downward instead of from the cystic duct. 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: Open retrograde cholecystectomy

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

Other Surgical Options: Open retrograde cholecystectomy

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

Anesthetic Requirements for Open retrograde cholecystectomy

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

Procedure Complications: Open retrograde cholecystectomy

Possible surgical complications of Open retrograde cholecystectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Open retrograde cholecystectomy

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

Open retrograde cholecystectomy: Other Names

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

  • Open retrograde gallbladder removal

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