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Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy for severe cholecystitis

G Wakabayashi, MD, PhD, FACS
Epublication WebSurg.com, Mar 2019;19(03). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03en16710

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In this authoritative lecture, Dr. Wakabayashi emphasizes the key operative steps, according to the latest version of the Tokyo guidelines, and recommendations regarding the appropriate imaginative lower limit of the surgical area, to prevent injuries to the anterior Glissonian trunk in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Dr. Wakabayashi also recommends to intraoperatively consider this imaginative line, in order to know where to stop in the bailout surgery dome down technique for especially inflamed cholecystitis.