Journal of Minimal Access Surgery

REVIEW ARTICLE
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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 49--58

Twenty years after Erich Muhe: Persisting controversies with the gold standard of laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Kalpesh Jani, PS Rajan, K Sendhilkumar, C Palanivelu 
 Departments of Gem Hospital, 45A, Pankaja Mill Road, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore - 641 045, India

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Kalpesh Jani
Gem Hospital, 45A, Pankaja Mill Road, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore - 641045, Tamilnadu
India

This review article is a tribute to the genius of Professor Erich Muhe, a man ahead of his times. We trace the development of laparoscopic cholecystectomy and detail the tribulations faced by Muhe. On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy, we take another look at some of the controversies surrounding this gold standard in the management of gallbladder disease


How to cite this article:
Jani K, Rajan P S, Sendhilkumar K, Palanivelu C. Twenty years after Erich Muhe: Persisting controversies with the gold standard of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.J Min Access Surg 2006;2:49-58


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Jani K, Rajan P S, Sendhilkumar K, Palanivelu C. Twenty years after Erich Muhe: Persisting controversies with the gold standard of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. J Min Access Surg [serial online] 2006 [cited 2020 Dec 1 ];2:49-58
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