J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 Jan 9;27(1):28-32. Epub 2016 Sep 9.
1 Unit of Endocrine, Digestive and Emergency Surgery, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University Medical School "A. Moro" of Bari , Bari, Italy .
Introduction: Mirizzi syndrome (MS) is a rare complication of cholelithiasis. Despite the success of laparoscopic cholecystectomy as a minimally invasive approach to gallstone disease, MS remains a challenge, also for open and robotic approaches, due to the subverted anatomy of the hepatocystic triangle. Moreover, when emergency surgery is needed, the optimal preoperative diagnostic assessment could not be always achievable. Read More