Single-Port Cholecystectomy Periprocedural Care

Updated: Jun 14, 2016
  • Author: Kurt E Roberts, MD; Chief Editor: Vikram Kate, MBBS, MS, PhD, FACS, FACG, FRCS, FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Glasg), FIMSA, MAMS, MASCRS  more...
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Periprocedural Care

Equipment

Equipment required for single-port cholecystectomy includes the following:

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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.

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