Safety of Midline Three Ports Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Difficult Gall Stone Disease

Ahmed Hussain Pathan, Dr, Ashfaque Ahmed Bhurgri, Dr. LUMHS PAKISTAN

OBJECTIVE: To determine the safety profile of midline three ports laparoscopic cholecyctectomies in difficult gallstone diseases at Liaquat university hospital Hyderabad / Jamshoro.

PATIENTS AND METHODS: The descriptive case series study was conducted in Hepatopancreatobilliary and minimal access surgery at Liaquat University Hospital Hyderabad / Jamshoro. All the patients with 35-70 years of age of either gender presented with gallstone disease were managed laparoscopically. The frequency and percentage was calculated for categorical variables and mean ±SD was calculated for numerical variables. As this was descriptive case series so there was no any statistical test of significance was applied.

RESULTS: During two year study period total 500 patients were presented with gallstone disease with means age 58.85 ± 5.93 (SD). Eighty five patients (400 females and 100 males) were underwent midline three port laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedure. The mean postoperative hospital stay after laparoscopy was 1.5 days while no any complication was observed in study participants.

CONCLUSION: It has been concluded that midline three port laparoscopic cholecystectomies procedure is safe and has no complications in difficult gall stone disease.  

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