Single-Port Cholecystectomy Periprocedural Care

Updated: Apr 16, 2018
  • Author: Kurt E Roberts, MD; Chief Editor: Vikram Kate, MBBS, MS, PhD, FRCS, FACS, FACG, FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Glasg), FIMSA, MAMS, MASCRS, FFST(Ed)  more...
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Periprocedural Care


Equipment required for single-port cholecystectomy includes the following:


Patient Preparation

General anesthesia is required because of the need for gaseous insufflation of the abdominal cavity to provide adequate visualization. The patient should be placed in a reverse Trendelenburg position with the right side up.