Bleeding After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

  • Kerri Maiers Nowell
  • Rahul Tevar
  • Fred Brody
  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner

Bleeding can occur after any surgical procedure. Prompt management and efficient treatment minimize the sequelae. This chapter explores the options when postoperative hemorrhage complicates laparoscopic cholecystectomy.


Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Hemorrhagic Shock Cystic Artery Gallbladder Fossa Major Vascular Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kerri Maiers Nowell
    • 1
  • Rahul Tevar
    • 2
  • Fred Brody
    • 3
  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of General SurgeryThe George Washington University Medical CenterWashington, DCUSA
  3. 3.The George Washington University Medical CenterWashington, DCUSA
  4. 4.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA

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