Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReviewVolume 3 Issue 7

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Obonna George Chilaka1*, Obonna Martin Chibuike2 and Obonna Chummy Ikenna2

1Department of Surgery, University of Medical Science Teaching Hospital Complex, Ondo City, Nigeria
2Faculty of Basic Medical Science, Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: Obonna George Chilaka, Department of Surgery, University of Medical Science Teaching Hospital Complex, Ondo City, Nigeria.

Received: May 24, 2022; Published: June 13, 2022

Abstract

Laparoscopic Surgery is an expanding field of diagnostic and surgical therapy. Phillepe Mouret is credited with the first Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in 1987. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is now considered as the gold standard in the treatment of gall bladder disease. The aim of this Chapter publication is to highlight the indications and contraindications of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy including the advantage of the procedure. Preoperative preparation will be mentioned and a detailed description of the operative protocol of Laparoscopic cholecystectomy will be analyzed. Also post -operative complications of the Surgery of Laparoscopic cholecystectomy will be elaborated including ways to avert and manage the complications. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is the most commonly performed minimal access surgery by general surgeon’s worldwide. In Europe and America 99% of all the Cholecystectomy is performed by Laparoscopy. The award of excellence of less invasive surgery is to Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. However, in the developing countries, it is a relatively new area. Challenges encountered in the developing countries include power failure, equipment failure and difficult dissection due to the usage of less potent energy sources. Despite this myriads of challenges posed by such a novel technique Laparoscopic surgery can be safe, feasible and effective, even in a resource poor setting. However in time to come, it will be expedient to provide more Laparoscopic facilities and a dedicated theatre suit and train more personnel in order to upgrade the range of procedures, that can be performed in the developing world.

Keywords: Laparoscopy; Cholecystectomy; Gall Bladder; Ports; Complications

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Citation: Obonna George Chilaka., et al. “Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.7 (2022): 29-35.

Copyright: © 2022 Obonna George Chilaka., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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