Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2017 Aug;27(4):220-227
*Department of Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Parma University Hospital, Parma †Surgical Clinic, Department of Experimental and Clinical Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia ‡Department of Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Maggiore Hospital-Bologna Local Health District, Bologna §Departmente of Surgery, Macerata Hospital, Macerata ∥Unit of General Surgery I, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy ¶David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.
Background: Left-sided gallbladder without situs viscerum inversus (LSG-woSVI) is a rare congenital anomaly. Clinical features and routine presurgical imaging could miss the anomalous position, thereby producing complications during surgery. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be performed safely, but the risk of bile duct injury (BDI) is greater than in cholecystectomy of the orthotopic gallbladder. Read More