Volume : VI, Issue : VIII, August - 2016

LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY THE SURGICAL PROCEDURE OF CHOICE IN CHOLELITHIASIS

Dr. Aachi Srinivas, Dr. M. Venugopal

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 240 cases of cholelithiasis were studied in osmania general hospital, Hyderabad. Clinical features, age incidence, sex ratio, presentations, investigations & surgical modalities of treatment were studied. The youngest patient was 16yrs of age & the oldest patient was 66yrs. The maximum number of patients were between 41–50yrs of age. The female to male ratio was 2:1. Most of the patients were not over weight or obese but moderately built. Pain in the rt. Hypochondrium was the presenting symptom in 98% of the cases. Ultrasonography of the abdomen was the most accurate investigation (nearly 100%). Laproscopic Cholecystectomy was the most common surgical procedure done in our series. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy was the surgical procedure of choice in 160 cases out of 240 cases (66.6%). Recovery after laparoscopic cholecystectomy is rapid and the patients are discharged within 24 – 48 hours. There was no mortality in the series.

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Dr. Aachi Srinivas, Dr. M. Venugopal LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY THE SURGICAL PROCEDURE OF CHOICE IN CHOLELITHIASIS Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 6 | Issue : 8 | August 2016


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