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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.
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cholecystectomy

(ˌkɒlɪsɪˈstɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the gall bladder
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cho•le•cys•tec•to•my

(ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstɛk tə mi, ˌkɒl ə-)

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

Surgery to remove the gallbladder.
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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
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Translations

cho·le·cys·tec·to·my

n. colecistectomía, extirpación de la vesícula biliar.
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cholecystectomy

n (pl -mies) colecistectomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
Of the 26 events, 3 (12%) occurred in those whose cholecystectomies came 30-60 days after discharge.
Incidental GBC is found in 0.2%-2.9% of all cholecystectomies performed for gallstone disease (4,5).
In fact, post-operative pain is the key factor for the delay in discharge in day-care cholecystectomies. The concept of scarless or less scar has led to increased acceptance of the procedures among patients.
Today, about 83.3% of cholecystectomies are performed laparoscopically6.
But despite increase in expertise in laparoscopy, rate of BDI has remained static.5 Couple of large studies which included about one million cholecystectomies showed BDI rate of about 0.23%.6,7
Bile duct injuries in the era of laparoscopic cholecystectomies. Surg Clin N Am.
While most laparoscopic cholecystectomies are in an elective setting and therefore planned during daytime, at times it is necessary to perform these procedures out of hours.
Ferraina et al., "Relation between postoperative infections and gallbladder bile leakage during laparoscopic cholecystectomies," Surgical Endoscopy, vol.
Methods: The study involved 90 cholecystectomies (55 laparoscopic and 35 open) for chronic cholecystitis.
Histopathologic features and frequency of gall bladder lesions in consecutive 540 cholecystectomies. Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2013; 6:91-6.
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.