A STUDY OF PORT SITE INFECTION AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY
Keywords:Port site infection, laparoscopic, Cholecystectomy
Background: Port site infections though rare, shall be evaluated and studied so as to improve the quality of healthcare.
Materials and Methods: This prospective study was conducted on100 patients of all age group and both sexes with symptomatic cholelithiasis undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy were analysed for port site infection.
Result: Out of 100 patients studied only 3 patients presented with port site infection.
Conclusion: It is concluded that port site infection 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: Port site infection, laparoscopic, Cholecystectomy
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