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International Journal of Surgery Science
Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A (2018)

Outcomes of early versus delayed cholecystectomy in patients with mild to moderate acute biliary pancreatitis

Author(s): Dr. SK Bhatia and Dr. Parmod Kumar
Abstract: Background: Acute pancreatitis (AP) means sudden inflammation of the pancreas. The present study was conducted to assess outcomes of early versus delayed cholecystectomy in patients with mild to moderate acute biliary pancreatitis.Materials & Methods: 64 acute biliary pancreatitis patients of both genders were divided into 2 groups of 32 each. Group I were early cholecystectomy group and group II were or delayed cholecystectomy group. Cholecystectomy was performed as a laparoscopic procedure by single hepatobiliary surgeon. All patients received appropriate perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis.Results: There were 20 males and 12 females in group I and 18 males and14 females in group II. Conversion to open was seen in 5 each in group I and II, duration of surgery was 81 minutes in group I and 86 minutes in group II, perioperative complications were 0 in group I and 2 in group II, postoperative complications were 2 in group I and 3 in group II and overall complications were 4 in each group. The difference was significant (P
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How to cite this article:
Dr. SK Bhatia, Dr. Parmod Kumar. Outcomes of early versus delayed cholecystectomy in patients with mild to moderate acute biliary pancreatitis. Int J Surg Sci 2018;2(2):30-32. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2018.v2.i2a.859
International Journal of Surgery Science