Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Avoiding Complications

  • Joseph Cullen


Cause and prevention: Bleeding during laparoscopic cholecystectomy can vary from inconsequential oozing to major hemorrhage.


Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Cystic Duct Acute Cholecystitis Bile Leak Bile Duct Injury 
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