Which procedures can be combined with laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Updated: Apr 16, 2020
  • Author: Danny A Sherwinter, MD; Chief Editor: Kurt E Roberts, MD  more...
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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is sometimes done in conjunction with other intra-abdominal surgery, but such pairing should be considered only when surgical exposure is adequate, the patient’s condition is satisfactory, and operating time is not unduly prolonged. Procedures that can be combined with laparoscopic cholecystectomy include the following:


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