International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023 | Rating: 4.6 / 10


Giant GB Stone in Elderly Female: A Rare Case Report

Dr. Garvit Singh [4] | Dr. Jignesh Dave [8] | Dr. Dharm Patel [4]


Abstract: Giant/large gallstones have high risk of complications, and technical difficulties during surgery. Gallstones >5 cm are very rare, with higher risk of complications. Gallbladder should be removed even if asymptomatic. Gallstones >3 cm have increased risk for gallbladder cancer, biliary enteric fistula and ileus. LC has challenges that include grasping the gallbladder wall, exposure of Calot?s triangle, and retrieval of gallbladder out of the abdomen. LC appears to be procedure of choice and should beperformed by an experienced surgeon, considering the possibility of conversion to open cholecystectomy in case of inability to expose the anatomy or intraoperative difficulties


Keywords: Giant gallstone, Large gallstone, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Open cholecystectomy


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,


Pages: 472 - 473


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