When is laparoscopic cholecystectomy indicated in the treatment of cholecystitis during pregnancy?

Updated: May 20, 2021
  • Author: Alan A Bloom, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Although laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed in a pregnant woman is considered safest during the second trimester, it has been performed successfully during all trimesters.


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