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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 245-248

Laparoscopic approach in cholecystogastric fistula with cholecystectomy and omental patching: A case report and review


GEM Hospital and Research Centre, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Sunil Kumar Nayak
GEM Hospital and Research Centre, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_87_20

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Cholecystoenteric fistulas are rare complications of cholelithiasis, with cholecystogastric fistulas (CGFs) being the rarest. Recommended treatment is surgery; however, select asymptomatic patients can be managed conservatively. The population frequently involved is old age with multiple comorbidities. Open surgery comes with its added morbidities, especially in this subgroup and hence laparoscopic surgery might be beneficial. Sometimes, these fistulas can be incomplete. Here, we describe a case of incomplete CGF managed by laparoscopic cholecystectomy and omental patching along with a brief review of the literature.






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