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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 165-168

Who did the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy?


Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA

Correspondence Address:
Craig A Blum
Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Clinical Sciences Building Suite 420, 96 Jonathan Lucas St. Charleston, SC 29425
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-9941.83506

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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has served as the igniting spark in the laparoscopic surgery explosion; however, it is unclear who created the spark. The question remains: Who did the first LC?






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