World Journal of
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Azalfa Shafi, Tabinda Shahid and Umer Qureshi*


Objective: To determine the complications of early cholecystectomy in cases with acute biliary pancreatitis. Material and methods: This was a descriptive case series study that was carried out during January to July 2018 at the Department of surgeries National Hospital and Medical centre and Fatima memorial Hospital Lahore. The cases were selected of either gender with age more than 20 years via non probability-consecutive sampling. The diagnosis of this was made clinically. Then laparoscopic cholecystectomy was done in these cases and these cases were followed in terms of duration of surgery, duration of hospital stay and recurrence of pancreatitis. Results: In the present study, there were total 40 cases of acute biliary pancreatitis, with mean age of 49.43± 9.24 years. There were 23 (57.50%) were females and 17 (42.5%) males. mean duration of surgery was 51.98± 9.14. The mean duration of surgery was 53.21± 10.39 minutes. Overall complications were observed in 6 (15%) of the cases. Prolonged duration of hospital stay was the seen in 3 (7.5%) of the cases, prolonged duration of surgery in 2 (5%) of cases and recurrent pancreatitis in only 1 (2.5%) case. Conclusion: Complications of early cholecystectomy in cases with acute biliary pancreatitis result are not uncommon and prolonged duration of hospital stay is the most common.

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