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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8453126     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pregnancy has generally been considered a contraindication to laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The authors present a case of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a 37-year-old patient who was 18 weeks pregnant. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be safely accomplished during pregnancy, provided that the open technique of insertion of the first cannula is used, and all subsequent trocars be inserted under direct vision.
S J Jackson; H H Sigman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of laparoendoscopic surgery     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1052-3901     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laparoendosc Surg     Publication Date:  1993 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-19     Completed Date:  1993-04-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9109598     Medline TA:  J Laparoendosc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of General Surgery, Sir Mortimer B. Davis, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic*
Cholelithiasis / surgery*
Pregnancy Complications / surgery*
Pregnancy Trimester, Second

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