Cholecystomy - definition of cholecystomy by The Free Dictionary
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(Surgery) the surgical procedure of cutting into the gall bladder in order to extract gallstones
cho•le•cys•tot•o•my (ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstɒt ə mi, ˌkɒl ə-)
n., pl. -mies.
surgical incision of the gallbladder.
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Multivariate comparison of complications after laparoscopic cholecystomy
and open cholecystectomy.
A 76 year old man was scheduled for elective cholecystomy under general anesthesia.
The patient was received in the PACU following cholecystomy and still intubated.