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 SS  Vol.4 No.10 , October 2013
Alternate Technique for Doing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Situs Inversus
Abstract: A 45-year-old female with known situs inversus totalis presented with left-sided abdominal discomfort. Chest X-ray, abdominal ultrasonography and CT scan confirmed the diagnosis of a gallstone, as well as, situs inversus; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy was safely performed with mirror image of standard 4 ports. Callots triangle dissection was done with epigastric working port by surgeon, but gallbladder fossa dissection was done by surgical assistant from midclavicular port as main working port. Laparoscopic surgeon should be careful for view of reversed relationships and also for existence of other anomalies.
Cite this paper: V. Singh, Z. Hussain, S. Kachroo, V. Gupta, H. Singh, M. Kumar and B. Kumar, "Alternate Technique for Doing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Situs Inversus," Surgical Science, Vol. 4 No. 10, 2013, pp. 448-452. doi: 10.4236/ss.2013.410088.
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