Safe Cholecystectomy Multi-Society Practice Guideline and State of the Art Consensus Conference on Prevention of Bile Duct Injury during Cholecystectomy

Bile duct injury (BDI) is the most common serious complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Evidence-based recommendations from a multi-society consensus conference on prevention of BDI are presented that have the potential to reduce this complication and positively impact patient outcomes.