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Acute cholecystitis and CBD stone: difficult laparoscopy and ERCP

F Costantino, MD D Mutter, MD, PhD, FACS Gf Donatelli, MD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2011;11(10). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3293

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Cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones is one of the mostly performed laparoscopic procedures. Early laparoscopic cholecystectomy during acute cholecystitis appears to be safe and shortens the total hospital stay. This video shows a cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis associated with an intraoperative ERCP for common biliary duct stone.