cholecystectomy

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cho·le·cys·tec·to·my

 (kō′lĭ-sĭ-stĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. cho·le·cys·tec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the gallbladder.

cholecystectomy

(ˌkɒlɪsɪˈstɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the gall bladder

cho•le•cys•tec•to•my

(ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstɛk tə mi, ˌkɒl ə-)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical removal of the gallbladder.
[1880–85]

cholecystectomy

Surgery to remove the gallbladder.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cholecystectomy - surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain)
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
lap choly, laparoscopic cholecystectomy - removal of the gall bladder through small punctures in the abdomen to permit the insertion of a laparoscope and surgical instruments
Translations

cho·le·cys·tec·to·my

n. colecistectomía, extirpación de la vesícula biliar.

cholecystectomy

n (pl -mies) colecistectomía
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Methods: The study involved 90 cholecystectomies (55 laparoscopic and 35 open) for chronic cholecystitis.
Trauma of access reduced further by giving single incision, while using conventional instrument used for four port cholecystectomies the cost of the procedure will not increase.
Relation between postoperative infections and gallbladder bile leakage during laparoscopic cholecystectomies.
After the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy as the gold standard in the treatment of cholelithiasis, the number of elective cholecystectomies has increased, and thus also the number of bile duct injuries.
Although most of these studies have recommended surgery in first 48 hours after the onset of symptoms, however in our study most of the laparo-scopic cholecystectomies performed in acute cholecystitis group were after 48 hours but within 7 days of onset of symptoms.
Histopathologic features and frequency of gall bladder lesions in consecutive 540 cholecystectomies.
In South Africa the surgical population performing laparoscopic cholecystectomies is small and accessible.
In the case of United States, around 30 million people are affected by bile duct stone disease annually, and around 750,000 cholecystectomies are performed per year.
An audit of laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed at PNS Shifa.
sup][6],[7],[8] Before the adoption of this technique, 14,302 cases of laparoscopic cholecystectomies were performed in our institute by the conventional procedure and the occurrence rate of biliary injury was 0.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has doubled the number of cholecystectomies being performed in most countries where it is widely practised, [9] yet the benign natural history of asymptomatic gallstones is unchanged.
One study8 reported a figure of 26% for patients that failed to respond to conservative treatment, and were subsequently required to undergo urgent cholecystectomies of heightened complexity as a result of delays in treatment activity.