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Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Naomi Sell, MD, MHS; Denise W. Gee, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

1. Introduction

2. Access

  1. Insufflation
  2. Placement of Trocars

3. Dissection

  1. Retract Liver and Gallbladder Superolaterally
  2. Dissect into Peritoneum
  3. Examine Critical View
  4. Clip and Ligate Branches of Cystic Artery
  5. Clip and Ligate Cystic Duct
  6. Separate Gallbladder from Liver Bed

4. Remove Gallbladder via Endo Catch Bag

5. Closure

6. Post-op Remarks