We use cookies to offer you an optimal experience on our website. By browsing our website, you accept the use of cookies.
You must be logged in to watch this video.
Login Register
  • 6124
  • 2014-10-15

Laparoscopic management of a type III Mirizzi syndrome: cholecystectomy with flag technique and ideal suture of a cholecystobiliary fistula

Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2014;14(10). URL:
You must be logged in to ask a question to authors. Click here to access your account, or here to register for free!
In this video, authors demonstrate the laparoscopic management of a Mirizzi syndrome. Due to a cholecystocholedochal fistula and to a difficult dissection of Calot’s triangle, authors decided to modify the dissection technique by performing a primary freeing of the gallblader as described by Jean Mouiel. In order to prevent any further biliary damage, a subtotal cholecystectomy is also achieved by means of an EndoGia™ linear stapler. Cholecystobiliary fistula is repaired using an absorbable running suture protected by an internal choledochal drain placed thanks to preoperative endoscopic catheterization.