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Research in Medical & Engineering Sciences

Left Sided Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Case Report and Literature Review

  • Open or CloseIfrat IB1*, Gultakin HB2, Sultan BA3, Hasan IB, Mohammad FL5 and Ilkin IB6

    1 Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Saudi Arabia

    2 Specialist registrar General Surgery and Intensive Care, Saudi Arabia

    3 Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Saudi Arabia

    4 Slovak Medical University, Slovakia

    5 Specialist Registrar, Imam Abdulrahman, Saudi Arabia

    6 Slovak Medical University, Europe

    *Corresponding author: Ifrat Isa Bakirov, Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Saudi Arabia

Submission: February 04, 2019;Published: February 22, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/RMES.2019.07.000667

ISSN: 2576-8816
Volume4 Issue4


Situs inversus totalis is the complete mirror image reversal of the thoracic and abdominal organs. It is a rare condition and can be challenging for diagnoses and treatment of surgical diseases like acute appendicitis, acute cholecystitis or gall stone disease, splenic infarction, cysts, abdominal trauma et c. Laparoscopic management of such patients is much more difficult due to ergonometric problems and need rearrangement of operating room and additional facility may required. Here we are reporting the case of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with situs inversus totalis, who managed successfully as a day case surgery.

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