Case report Agenesis of the gallbladder

Chowbey, P.K.; Singh, G.; Sharma, A.; Khullar, R.; Soni, V. and Baijal, M. (2002) Case report Agenesis of the gallbladder. In: Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons, 2002.

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Biliary surgery has always represented a challenge for the surgeon. The anatomic variants in this area demand careful technique and identification of structures. One variant is agenesis of the gallbladder. Fewer than 300 cases have been reported since the first was reported by Lemery in 1701.The dilemma usually arises during the surgical procedure in which the gallbladder cannot be found. Many diagnostic approaches, peri-operative management suggestions, and follow-up plans have been described. We report two cases and review of the literature.

EPrint Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Gallbladder Agensis, Biliary Surgery, Case Reports, Literature Review
Subjects:Digestive System > Biliary Tract
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Diagnosis > Prognosis
Digestive System Diseases > Biliary Tract Diseases > Gallbladder Diseases
Health Occupations > Medicine > Specialties, Surgical > Surgery
Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities > Abnormalities > Digestive System Abnormalities
-Institutional Repositories > Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Perioperative Care
ID Code:1675
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:14 July 2006

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