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Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery

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5 mn read Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery is a minimally invasive operative surgery through which small incisions and specialised laparoscopic equipment are utilized to remove an unhealthy or swollen gallbladder. What Is Gallbladder and What Is Its Function? What Happens If You Eliminate Your Gallbladder? What Are Gallstones And When Do You Require A Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery? What Are […]

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Doubts You Should Clarify About Laparoscopic Surgery For Appendix – Patient Information

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6 mn read When Is A Laparoscopic Surgery for Appendix Performed?   Laparoscopic surgery for appendix is performed when you’re suspected of appendicitis (when your appendix is inflamed).  Laparoscopic appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. This is a very common surgery done on many individuals having an inflamed appendix. If appendicitis is left untreated, it may lead […]

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Surgical Management for Asymptomatic Cholelithiasis

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< 1 mn read Patients with Asymptomatic Cholelithiasis developed symptoms at a rate of approximately 1% to 2% per year. Complications if surgery is not done were rare (approximately 4% over 25 years) except when preceded by biliary colic. Complications typically include acute cholecystitis (0.3% per year), obstructive jaundice (0.2% per year), acute pancreatitis (0.04% to 1.5% per year), […]

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Laproscopic Cholecystectomy Steps with Video

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2 mn read Preparation of the patient  Placement of first trocar (midline navel) Creation of Pneumoperitinium Place patient in Reverse Trendelenburg position slightly rotated to the left Apply local anesthetics and 2-3 other trocars under visualization of scope Assistant grasps fundus of gallbladder and retract superiorly Grasp infundibulum of the gallbladder Create tension by pulling slightly superior and […]

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All about Obstructive Jaundice you need to know – Part 1

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2 mn read Continuing with the MCQ which I posted yesterday, today let’s go through the answers and in-depth review of the concepts around obstructive jaundice. Here I would try and cover as many surgery viva questions on Obstructive jaundice as I can. If you want to go through the question again, here is the link. Firstly in […]

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