cholecystectomy

[n] - surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain)
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Cholecystectomy

Operation to remove the gall bladder. Also called a simple cholecystectomy.
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Cholecystectomy

the surgical removal of the gallbladder
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cholecystectomy

Surgical Removal of the gall bladder.
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Cholecystectomy

An operation to remove the gall bladder.
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Cholecystectomy

Our Cholecystectomy Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Cholecystectomy Cholecystectomy: Surgical removal of the gallbladder. This procedure may be done by laparoscopy or by open surgery. See: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Open cholecystectomy. Common Misspellings: colocystectomy
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cholecystectomy

<procedure, surgery> A term that describes the surgical removal of the gallbladder. ... This type of surgery may be performed with the traditional open incision or may be removed via a flexible fibreoptic scope (laparoscopic cholecystectomy). ... (15 Jan 1998) ...
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cholecystectomy

noun surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain)
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cholecystectomy

(ko″lә-sis-tekĀ“tә-me) excision of the gallbladder, usually done to relieve the symptoms of cholecystitis associated with gallstones.
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cholecystectomy

cholecystectomy Surgery to remove the gallbladder if it is inflamed or obstructed or if gallstones are causing pancreatitis, or if cancer is suspected. Gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy) is done while the patient is under general anesthesia. It is most commonly performed through four small incisions, using a small video camera called a laparosc...
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Cholecystectomy

Cholecystectomy is the surgical removal of the gall bladder. It is carried out when gallstones or infection lead to inflammation of the gall bladder, which may then be removed either by conventional surgery or by keyhole surgery.
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cholecystectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: kō′lē-sis-tek′tō-mē Definitions: 1. Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
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cholecystectomy

Surgical removal of the gall bladder. It is carried out when gallstones or infection lead to inflammation of the gall bladder, which may then be removed either by conventional surgery or by a `keyhole` procedure (see endoscopy)
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Cholecystectomy

the surgical removal of the gall bladder.
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Cholecystectomy

Cholecystectomy (i; plural: cholecystectomies) is the surgical removal of the gallbladder. It is a common treatment of symptomatic gallstones and other gallbladder conditions. Surgical options include the standard procedure, called laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and an older more invasive procedure, called open cholecystectomy. ==Indications== Indi...
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Cholecystectomy

surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for gallstones).
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