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Masters Thesis | Surgery | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023
Assessment of Efficacy of Parkland Grading System in Difficult Cholecystectomy
Abstract: Background: Gallstones are the most common biliary pathology and also a major cause for the development of acute cholecystitis. It affects about 10-15% of the population in which majority are symptomatic (above 80%) 1 and prevalence of gallstones is related to factors like age, gender, and ethnic background, and varies widely from place to place2. Women are three times more affected and first-degree relatives of patients with gallstones have a two fold greater prevalence. Certain conditions predispose to the development of gallstones including obesity, pregnancy, dietary factors, Crohn?s disease, terminal Ileal resection, gastric surgery, Hereditary spherocytosis, sickle cell disease and thalassemia. The different grades according to this grading scale has been compared with the clinical, biochemical, & radiological findings, to validate this scale.
Keywords: Difficult Lap cholecystectomy, efficacy of Parkland Grading system
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,
Pages: 179 - 186