A STUDY OF PORT SITE COMPLICATIONS AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMIES AT TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN WESTERN RAJASTHAN

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Surendra Saini Manish Kumar Saini

Abstract

Background: Port site complications though rare, shall be evaluated and studied so as to improve the quality of healthcare.


Materials and Methods: This prospective study was conducted in the Department of General Surgery, Sardar Patel Medical College & P.B.M. Hospital, Bikaner, Rajasthan. 200 patients of all age group and both sexes with symptomatic cholelithiasis undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.


Result: Out of 200 patients studied only 1 patient presented with port site hernia in the follow up and 13 patients presented with port site infection. No other complication was detected   after laparoscopic cholecystectomies.


Conclusion:  It is concluded that port site complications are rare in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy and can be further reduced by proper selection of patients, and strictly following basic principles of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.


Keywords: Laparoscopic surgeries, Port site infections, Complications

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Saini, S., & Saini, M. K. (2019). A STUDY OF PORT SITE COMPLICATIONS AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMIES AT TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN WESTERN RAJASTHAN. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 3(7). https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v3i7.367
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