Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Operative Technique

  • Michael R. Cox


The operative technique described in this chapter is the routine technique with various modifications for specific pathological problems encountered that the author has used for nearly 25 years. It was initially published in 1994 [1] and the principles have not changed. The first part of the chapter describes the initial dissection techniques and illustrates the technique in a routine case with minimal inflammation. In the second part of the chapter the techniques for various operative problems are described and illustrated. The steps of laparoscopic cholecystectomy to be discussed are summarised in Table 16.1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nepean Clinical School University of SydneySydneyAustralia

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