International Research Journals

Mohamed Z Ali

Department of General Surgery, Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt


  • Research Article   
    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in hepatitis C liver cirrhosis patients
    Author(s): Ahmed M Hassan, Mohamed Z Ali, Reeham S Ebied, Mohamed Abbas and Magdy Ma Elsebae*

    Introduction: With this increase in the prevalence in viral C hepatitis, surgeons now more frequently encounter cirrhotic patients with symptomatic gallstones. Now, when such patients required cholecystectomy, it is performed laparoscopically. However, an abdominal pain, especially radiating to the right shoulder, nausea and vomiting in the postoperative period due to pneumoperitoneum using carbon dioxide gas. The use of c drainage tube after uncomplicated LC in patients without liver cirrhosis, which is supposed to prevent such postoperative events, is an issue of considerable debate. Aim of the work is to evaluate our experience of LC in hepatitis c liver cirrhosis patients from surgical, anesthesia and surgical intensive care aspects. We conducted a prospective, randomized, double blind study to determine the effect of placing of drains after LC in hepatitis c live.. View More»

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