Postcholecystectomy - Removal Problems

Bile duct injury repair – a testimony and opinion

Elizabeth Eugenia LaBozetta May 3, 2015 There is a ONE-MONTH window of opportunity to correctly repair a bile duct injury. Untreated, it leads inexorably to liver failure and death–but that can take a long while. Offering a proper and ethical response to this particular injury is VERY expensive. To do so would break the bank […]

Common Bile Duct Injury During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and the Use of Intraoperative Cholangiography Adverse Outcome or Preventable Error

David R. Flum, MD; Thomas Koepsell, MD; Patrick Heagerty, PhD; et alMika Sinanan, MD; E. Patchen Dellinger, MD Author Affiliations Article Information Arch Surg. 2001;136(11):1287-1292. doi:10.1001/archsurg.136.11.1287 Abstract Background  Common bile duct (CBD) injury is a serious complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Predictors of this adverse outcome have not been well documented. Hypothesis  Surgeon experience and the use of intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) are associated […]

Cystic Duct Remnant Syndrome

J Clin Imaging Sci. 2011; 1: 2. Published online 2011 Jan 1. doi:  10.4103/2156-7514.73500 PMCID: PMC3169892Cystic Duct Remnant Syndrome Eranga Perera, Shweta Bhatt,1 and Vikram S. Dogra1 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Down Load Abstract Post-cholecystectomy syndrome (PCS) is a common manifestation in patients with cholecystectomy. The patients exhibit a heterogeneous group of symptoms, such as upper abdominal pain, […]

Cystic duct remnant calculi after cholecystectomy

Summary Unrecognized lithiasis of the cystic duct (CDL) may be responsible for post cholecystectomy. This retrospective study looked at the incidence of CDL during cholecystectomy, as well as the context of its occurrence; recommendations for a practical surgical approach are offered. Patients and methods Over a period of 30 months, 143 consecutive cholecystectomies (103 women, […]

Post-cholecystectomy amputation neuroma mimicking common bile duct carcinoma

Cholecystectomy is the most frequently performedoperation in abdominal surgery (6). The main goal ofboth laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy is removalof the gall bladder with minimal risk of injury to sur-rounding structures (6). Complications of laparoscopiccholecystectomy are infrequent, but include bleeding,infection, pneumonia, blood clots, or heart problems.Neuroma of the biliary tree is very rare complicationoccuring most […]

Does Gall Bladder Surgery Raise Colon Cancer Risk?

Does gall bladder surgery raise your risk of colon cancer? The association between cholecystectomy and an increase in colon cancer was found in some large retrospective studies over the years. However, a review of studies published in 2015 may put most fears to rest. Systematic Review Finds No Association Between Cholecystectomy and Risk of GI Cancers This […]

Post cholecystectomy Syndrome by Gastroenterology Doctors

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Post-cholecystectomy bile duct injuries: A retrospective cohort study

abstract Background: Long-term follow-up is essential for assessment of success of the surgical repair of postcholecystectomy bile duct injuries (BDI). Factors affecting the long-term outcome and satisfactory length of follow-up have been little reported in the literature. The aim of this study is long-term evaluation of hepaticojejunostomy regarding clinical, radiological, laboratory and quality of life […]

Evidence – Risk not disclosed (who and how is Bile Duct Injury repairs carried out)

Repair must be done early, by an experienced biliary specialist, for best outcome and is NOT for novices to perform. We don’t get that, however. We get the cheapo, quicky patch-job done by the bumbling trainee who just botched our gallbladder surgery that can be sneaked in through a 1″-2″ cut at the uppermost trocar […]

Tips For Easy Fat Digestion After Gallbladder Surgery

Tips For Easy Fat Digestion After Gallbladder Surgery HEALTHY LIVING, NATURAL REMEDIES by Sarah TheHealthyHomeEconomist hare How to go about eating fat, even healthy fats, after gallbladder surgery seems to be an increasingly common dilemma nowadays. Why in the world are so many folks having problems with this small organ that aids in fat digestion by storing and […]