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Yoichi Matsui, Satoshi Hirooka, So Yamaki, Masaya Kotsuka, Hisashi Kosaka, Tomohisa Yamamoto, Sohei Satoi
BACKGROUND: Recent rapid increases in the aging population have created an impending "Silver Tsunami" in advanced countries. The overall prevalence of gallstone disease and its related complications will soon increase, and there will be a larger demand for gallbladder surgery. METHODS: We examined the outcomes of cholecystectomy according to age among patients with cholelithiasis to determine how a patient's age influences the outcome of cholecystectomy...
January 25, 2019: American Journal of Surgery
Anne E van Heesewijk, Rosa G M Lammerts, Jan-Willem Haveman, Mark Meerdink, Barbara L van Leeuwen, Robert A Pol
BACKGROUND: Cholecystectomy is considered the standard treatment for acute cholecystitis and symptomatic gallstones. An increasing number of frail elderly patients are being referred for this surgical treatment. A better understanding of surgical outcome in the elderly is needed to improve quality of care. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 565 patients who underwent cholecystectomy was performed. Focus of the analyses was on postoperative complications and its predictors...
December 15, 2018: American Journal of Surgery
Yoichi Matsui, Satoshi Hirooka, Masaya Kotsuka, So Yamaki, Tomohisa Yamamoto, Hisashi Kosaka, Sohei Satoi
BACKGROUND: Bile leakage after subtotal cholecystectomy (SC) is clinically serious. To prevent such leakage, we developed a new surgical technique in which a free piece of omentum is plugged into the gallbladder stump (omentum plugging technique). We evaluated whether the omentum plugging technique prevents bile leakage after subtotal cholecystectomy. METHODS: Prospectively collected data of patients who had undergone subtotal cholecystectomy without cystic duct closure in the Department of Surgery of Kansai Medical University during the 12 years from January 2006 to March 2018 were reviewed retrospectively...
September 2018: Surgery
Bradley R Hall, Priscila R Armijo, Crystal Krause, Tyler Burnett, Dmitry Oleynikov
BACKGROUND: The role of percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC) is undefined in patients with multiple comorbidities presenting with emergent calculous cholecystitis (CC). This study compared outcomes between PC, laparoscopic (LC), and open cholecystectomy (OC). METHODS: The Vizient UHC database was queried for high-risk patients with CC who underwent PC, LC, OC, or laparoscopic converted to open cholecystectomy (CONV). Demographics, outcomes, mortality, length of stay (LOS), and direct cost were compared between the groups...
July 2018: American Journal of Surgery
Carlos Augusto Gomes, Cleber Soares Junior, Salomone Di Saverio, Massimo Sartelli, Michael Denis Kelly, Camila Couto Gomes, Felipe Couto Gomes, Lívia Dornellas Corrêa, Camila Brandão Alves, Samuel de Fádel Guimarães
Acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC) is the most frequent complication of cholelithiasis and represents one-third of all surgical emergency hospital admissions, many aspects of the disease are still a matter of debate. Knowledge of the current evidence may allow the surgical team to develop practical bedside decision-making strategies, aiming at a less demanding procedure and lower frequency of complications. In this regard, recommendations on the diagnosis supported by specific criteria and severity scores are being implemented, to prioritize patients eligible for urgency surgery...
May 27, 2017: World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Mohammed H Al-Temimi, Edwin G Kim, Bindupriya Chandrasekaran, Vanessa Franz, Charles N Trujillo, Asrai Mousa, Deron J Tessier, Samir D Johna, David A Santos
BACKGROUND: We compared endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE) for managing choledocholithiasis found at time of cholecystectomy. METHODS: One hundred and five LCBDE (2005-2015) were compared to 195 LC/ERCP (2014-2015) from the Southern California Kaiser Permanente database. RESULTS: LC/ERCP was more effective at clearing the CBD (98% vs. 88.6%, p = 0.01); but required more procedures per patient (mean ± standard deviation, 1...
December 2017: American Journal of Surgery
Rebecca Wiles, Ruedi F Thoeni, Sorin Traian Barbu, Yogesh K Vashist, Søren Rafael Rafaelsen, Catherine Dewhurst, Marianna Arvanitakis, Max Lahaye, Marek Soltes, Julie Perinel, Stuart Ashley Roberts
OBJECTIVES: The management of incidentally detected gallbladder polyps on radiological examinations is contentious. The incidental radiological finding of a gallbladder polyp can therefore be problematic for the radiologist and the clinician who referred the patient for the radiological examination. To address this a joint guideline was created by the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR), European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and other Interventional Techniques (EAES), International Society of Digestive Surgery - European Federation (EFISDS) and European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)...
September 2017: European Radiology
Didier Roulin, Alend Saadi, Luca Di Mare, Nicolas Demartines, Nermin Halkic
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to compare clinical outcomes of early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in acute cholecystitis with more than 72 hours of symptoms. BACKGROUND: LC is the treatment of acute cholecystitis, with consensus recommendation that patients should be operated within 72 hours of evolution. Data however remain weak with no prospective study focusing on patients beyond 72 hours of symptoms. METHODS: Patients with acute cholecystitis and more than 72 hours of symptoms were randomly assigned to early LC (ELC) or delayed LC (DLC)...
November 2016: Annals of Surgery
Sharmila Dissanaike
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August 2016: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Bethany Lowndes, Cornelius A Thiels, Elizabeth B Habermann, Juliane Bingener, Susan Hallbeck, Denny Yu
BACKGROUND: Patient factors impact laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) difficulty, specifically operative duration. This study quantifies the impact of patient factors on LC duration. METHODS: The national surgery database (American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program) was reviewed for all elective LC for biliary colic from 2005 to 2013. Multivariate general linear model and logistic regression were used to evaluate patient factors as predictors of operative duration greater than 60 minutes, adjusted for resident involvement and cholangiography...
August 2016: American Journal of Surgery
A H van Dijk, P R de Reuver, T N Tasma, S van Dieren, T J Hugh, M A Boermeester
BACKGROUND: Intravenous antibiotics are frequently used in the initial management of acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC), although supportive care alone preceding delayed elective cholecystectomy may be sufficient. This systematic review assessed the success rate of antibiotics in the treatment of ACC. METHODS: A systematic search of MEDLINE, Embase and Cochrane Library databases was performed. Primary outcomes were the need for emergency intervention and recurrence of ACC after initial non-operative management of ACC...
June 2016: British Journal of Surgery
J H Darrien, K Connor, A Janeczko, J J Casey, S Paterson-Brown
Background. The management of choledocholithiasis has evolved from open common bile duct exploration (OCBDE) to therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) to laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE). Each entails a degree of difficulty. Aim. To review 5-year results of bile duct exploration in an UGI unit. Methods. Common bile duct explorations (CBDEs) performed between January 2008 and January 2013 were identified from a prospectively collected clinical audit system and results reviewed retrospectively...
2015: HPB Surgery: a World Journal of Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Surgery
Steven M Strasberg, Michael J Pucci, L Michael Brunt, Daniel J Deziel
Less than complete cholecystectomy has been advocated for difficult operative conditions for more than 100 years. These operations are called partial or subtotal cholecystectomy, but the terms are poorly defined and do not stipulate whether a remnant gallbladder is created. This article briefly reviews the history and development of the procedures and introduces new terms to clarify the field. The term partial is discarded, and subtotal cholecystectomies are divided into "fenestrating" and "reconstituting" types...
January 2016: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
J G Zhu, W Han, W Guo, W Su, Z G Bai, Z T Zhang
BACKGROUND: The best approach for cholecystocholedocholithiasis remains a matter of debate. The aim of this study was to evaluate the technical aspects, learning curve and outcome of laparoscopic transcystic common bile duct exploration (LTCBDE). METHODS: Patients who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy with LTCBDE between January 2007 and December 2012 were identified from an institutional database. Data on preoperative investigations, intraoperative and postoperative findings were retrieved retrospectively from the patients' hospital notes...
December 2015: British Journal of Surgery
Daniel Mønsted Shabanzadeh, Lars Tue Sørensen, Torben Jørgensen
BACKGROUND & AIMS: No one knows exactly what proportion of gallstones cause clinical events among subjects unaware of their gallstone status. We investigated the long-term occurrence of clinical events of gallstones and associations between ultrasound observations and clinical events. METHODS: We analyzed data from 3 randomly selected groups in the general population of urban Copenhagen (age, 30-70 y) participating in an international study of cardiovascular risk factors (the Multinational mONItoring of trends and determinants in CArdiovascular disease study)...
January 2016: Gastroenterology
S Pasquali, M Boal, E A Griffiths, D Alderson, R S Vohra
BACKGROUND: The effectiveness of perioperative antibiotics in reducing surgical-site infection (SSI) and overall nosocomial infections in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy for biliary colic and low- and moderate-risk cholecystitis (Tokyo classification) is unclear. A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to assess this. METHODS: Searches were conducted of the MEDLINE, Embase and Cochrane databases. Only randomized clinical trials (RCTs) were included...
January 2016: British Journal of Surgery
Seda Bourikian, Rahul J Anand, Michel Aboutanos, Luke G Wolfe, Paula Ferrada
BACKGROUND: Acute gangrenous cholecystitis (AGC) is a medical emergency that carries high morbidity. The objective of this study is to define risk factors for this disease. METHODS: A retrospective review of patients who underwent cholecystectomy while admitted to the Acute Care Surgery Service from January 2009 to April 2014 was performed. Specimen reports were evaluated to identify patients with AGC and cholecystitis without necrosis (CN). Preoperative factors as well as outcomes were compared between the groups...
October 2015: American Journal of Surgery
Ido Mizrahi, Haggi Mazeh, Jonathan B Yuval, Gidon Almogy, Miklosh Bala, Natalia Simanovski, Nadeen Abu Ata, Eran Kuchuk, Jacob Rachmuth, Aviram Nissan, Ahmed Eid
INTRODUCTION: The role of percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC) in the management of patients with acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC) remains controversial. The aim of this study is to report operative outcomes in a large cohort of patients undergoing PC before their delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy (DLC). METHODS: All patients who underwent DLC because of ACC between 2003 and 2012 were included. Outcomes of patients with and without previous PC were compared. RESULTS: Of 639 patients who underwent DLC because of ACC at our institution during a 10-year time interval beginning 2003, 163 (25...
September 2015: Surgery
Tae-Yong Ha, Shin Hwang, Gi-Won Song, Dong-Hwan Jung, Myeong-Hwan Kim, Sung-Goo Lee, Dong-Il Kwon, Gi-Young Ko
Secure reconstruction of multiple hepatic ducts severely damaged by tumor invasion or iatrogenic injury is very difficult. If percutaneous or endoscopic biliary stenting fails, one or more percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) tubes must be maintained in place for the rest of the patient's life. To cope with such difficult situations, we present a surgical technique termed cluster hepaticojejunostomy (HJ), which can be coupled with palliative bile duct resection. The cluster HJ technique consisted of applying multiple internal biliary stents and a single wide porto-enterostomy to surrounding connective tissues...
August 2015: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Ghazi Raji Qasaimeh, Ismail Matalqah, Sohail Bakkar, Abdulkarim Al Omari, Motaz Qasaimeh
BACKGROUND: Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis is an unusual inflammatory process of the gallbladder which is difficult to diagnose and manage and may be confused with gallbladder cancer. Many surgeons and pathologists are not familiar with this condition. We aim to highlight this condition and to review the role of laparoscopy in its management. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We reviewed the records of 4406 patients who underwent cholecystectomy in 8 years at two teaching hospitals in North Jordan...
June 2015: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
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