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Open Cholecystectomy

A Comparison of Open and Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy done by a Surgeon in Training

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103–9
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A comparative review of the first 52 cholecystectomies performed by surgery residents reveals that this operation is performed with acceptable complication rates, testifying to the efficacy of the training programme at the University Hospital of the West Indies. with small adjustments in hospital policies, an additional 77% of patients can enjoy the proven benefits of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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e-Published: 10 Jun, 2013
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