Basic laparoscopy: Cholecystectomy 08.02 Pathology Quiz

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Basic laparoscopy: Cholecystectomy 08.02 Pathology Quiz

1 How long would you ideally wait after acute cholecystitis, before performing a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

3 days.

3 weeks.

3 months.

2 Which structure is most likely to adhere to Hartmann's pouch?


The quadrate lobe of the liver.

The transverse colon.

3 Bile duct damage:

Is usually detected during the course of the laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Is a fixed risk of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Is the major long term complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

4 Conversion is often necessary for:

Bile leakage from the gallbladder.

For an "easy" gallbladder.

For unclear anatomy.

For bleeding from the gallbladder bed.

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