Reasons and Final Outcomes of the Passing of Gallstones during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Longitudinal Study
Aim: The objective of this study, was to determine the reasons and final outcomes of the passing of gallstones during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Study design: A longitudinal study
Place and duration: This study was conducted at Liaquat University of Medical Health Sciences Jamshoro, Pakistan between March 2020 to March 2021
Methodology: This study takes into account 152 laparoscopic cholecystectomies. Investigation of data was done at the end of one week, one month and one year.
Results: Out of 152, 19.0% of cases successfully passed gallstones. With the help of a toothed grasper and due to stabs of the gall bladder it was easy for gallstones to pass during surgery followed by the complication rate of 0.64%.
Conclusion: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has a negligible amount of side effects and complications but with the passage of time after effects of this treatment can occur so it is advised to take care all steps during surgery and Peritoneal toileting is the main step to neglect complexities of passing of gall stones.