Sikandar Hayat Gondal, Riaz A Shahbaz, Khalid Cheema, Fatima Ahmed.
Mini Laparotomy Cholecystectomy one-year experience at Services Hospital Lahore.
Pak Postgrad Med J Jan ;12(4):165-7.
It is a prospective study extending from September 1999 to 2000 at Surgical Unit-II of Services Hospital Lahore during which 965 operations were performed on elective list including 178 (18.4%) cholecystectomies, 206 (21.5%) laparotomies, 105 (10.8%) thyroidectomies and 477 (49.4%) other major surgical procedures. During the study period overall complication rate in mini cholecystectomy remained 5.7% with 3% o wound infections, 2% hypertrophic scar formation and 0.7% intra operative bleeding observed. Average Hospital stay remained 3 days with six doses of postoperative injectable analgesia without any mortality.
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