Postcholecystectomy Syndrome


For nearly 70 years Doctors have known about Post Cholecystectomy complcations risks, yet every consent obtained Cholecystectomy are void of post heath complcations know as Post-Cholecystectomy Syndrome, being as high as 40%   Extract Frequently the removal of the gallbladder is followed by acute symptoms identical to those which existed prior to operation. This postoperative symptom complex so characteristic of […]

Postcholecystectomy symptom outcomes – Several medical study summary points

Key Points Symptomatic improvement post cholecystectomy at two year mark -  At two years ONLY (53%) were completely symptom free. Postcholecystectomy symptoms occurring in the remaining 47%  patients, mainly : – flatulent dyspepsia – dull abdominal pain – or diarrhoea “nearly one half of operated patients are dissatisfied with the procedure because of mild but distressing […]

Review of imaging in Postcholecystectomy (laparoscopy) complications

ABDOMEN Year : 2017 | Volume : 27 | Issue : 4 | Page : 470-481 Review of imaging in post-laparoscopy cholecystectomy complications Binit Sureka, Amar Mukund Department of Radiology/Interventional Radiology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India Click here for correspondence address and email Date of Web Publication 13-Dec-2017 Abstract Laparoscopic cholecystectomy […]

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 […]

Intercostal neuroma pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: diagnosis and treatment.

Author information 1 Baltimore, Md. From the Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University. Abstract BACKGROUND: Chest wall or abdominal pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy is perceived as residual gastrointestinal problems. Some patients will have tenderness at the laparoscopic portal site(s), representing injury to one or more intercostal nerves. The author describes this patient population for the […]

Truth about Postcholecystectomy syndrome never disclosed to patients

Postcholecystectomy syndrome: pain and indigestion after gallbladder surgery After gallbladder surgery, some people have digestion problems and upper abdominal pain. The medical term for this condition is postcholecystectomy syndrome (PCS). Gallbladder removal surgery is called cholecystectomy. By medical research, postcholecystectomy syndrome strikes 10-15 percent of people without the gallbladder. More than 700,000 cholecystectomies are performed […]

Increased risk of depressive disorder following Cholecystectomy for gallstones ( reported high as 3%)

  Ming-Chieh Tsai , Chao-Hung Chen, Hsin-Chien Lee , Herng-Ching Lin, Cha-Ze Lee  Published: June 8, 2015 Abstract Background Prior studies indicate a possible association between depression and cholecystectomy, but no study has compared the risk of post-operative depressive disorders (DD) after cholecystectomy. This retrospective follow-up study aimed to examine the relationship between cholecystectomy and the […]

Post cholecystectomy syndrome: Role of cystic duct stump and re-intervention by laparoscopic surgery

Om Tantia, Mayank Jain, [...], and Bimalendu Sen Additional article information Abstract Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the most common surgery performed for symptomatic gallstones. However even after surgery, symptoms may persist in some patients. Various causes for such post-cholecystectomy syndrome have been noted. We report our experience of seven such patients with post-cholecystectomy syndrome where on […]