A study of reduced port laparoscopic cholecystectomy


  • Biraju D. Nimbark Department of Surgery, Gujarat Medical Education and Research Society, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3552-2568
  • Mithun V. Barot Department of Surgery, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat, India




Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Three port cholecystectomy, Cholelithiasis, Minimal invasive surgery


Background: The objective was to study various technical feasibility and safety, benefit of three port cholecystectomy over four port cholecystectomy.

Methods: Total 25 patients have taken part in study with valid consent, in B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. All patient study regarding operative time, conversion rate, inta-operative complication, immediate postoperative complication, postoperative pain, requirement of postoperative analgesic, hospital stay, feasibility and safety.

Results: Out of 25 patient mean ages 39.5 ranging from 25 to 60. Female 88%, male 12% are in this study. 72% patient have multiple stone, 28% have single stone. 96% and 4% patient has distended and contracted GB respectively. 92% patient have normal GB wall and 8% have thickened GB wall. 8%, 68% and 20% patient were discharge on 3rd, 2nd and 1st postoperative day respectively. Mean postoperative day was 4 ranging from 1 to 10. Conversion rate to open procedure is 12% in this study.

Conclusions: Three port cholecystectomy is safe procedure in expert hand. It has less requirement of analgesic with less hospital stay with good cosmetic result.

Author Biography

Biraju D. Nimbark, Department of Surgery, Gujarat Medical Education and Research Society, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Rank - Assistant Professor

 Department - surgery


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