Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 8 Issue 3

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Management of Acute Cholecystitis

Marei Omar Al-Jahany*

Assistant Professor of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Benghazi University, Benghazi, Libya

*Corresponding Author: Marei Omar Al-Jahany, Assistant Professor of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Benghazi University, Benghazi, Libya.

Received: January 25, 2024; Published: February 13, 2024

Abstract

Background: The utilization of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has emerged as the most accepted and preferred method for managing symptomatic gallstones. The prevailing consensus about the management of acute cholecystitis (AC) is to initially pursue conservative treatment in order to mitigate the risk of problems associated with inflammation. Subsequently, the LC is typically performed after a period of 6 to 8 weeks. Nevertheless, the prevalence of early LC has risen due to the growing proficiency in laparoscopic techniques observed in recent years.

Objective: The main aim of the study is to find the incidence of Common bile duct injury (CBD) & the rate of conversion from LC to open cholecystectomy in treatment of AC and the epidemiological factors related to the patients with AC.

Methods: We conducted a prospective study in Ibn-Sina Hospital —Benghazi, on 123 patients suffering from AC, between first of January 2017 and 30th of June 2018.

Results: Female to male ratio was 6:1, average age was 44.11 ± 16.5 years, conversion rate was 3.3%, there was no complication and average post-operative stay was 2.5 ± 0.88 day.

Conclusions: we concluded that the LC is a clinically proven and reliable surgical intervention for the prompt and efficient treatment of patients suffering from AC.

 Keywords: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Acute Cholecystitis; Gallstones; Management

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Citation

Citation: Marei Omar Al-Jahany. “Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Management of Acute Cholecystitis”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 8.3 (2024): 70-77.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Marei Omar Al-Jahany. 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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