postcholecystectomy syndrome

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post·cho·le·cys·tec·to·my syn·drome

the recurrence or persistence of signs and symptoms that led to removal of the gallbladder, but after cholecystectomy.

postcholecystectomy syndrome

(pōst″kō″lĕ-sis″tek′tŏ-mē) [ post- + cholecystectomy]
Persistent right upper quadrant pain or indigestion or both after surgical removal of the gallbladder for similar symptoms.
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TABLE 2B Complications Open Laparoscopic Bleeding Nil Nil Bile leak through drain Nil 3 Wound infection 2 Nil Jaundice Nil Nil Post cholecystectomy syndrome Nil 2 Pulmonary complications Nil Nil
TABLE 2D Complications Open(n=25) (%) Lap (n=25) (%) Bleeding 0 0 0 0 Bile leak through drain 0 0 3 12 Wound infection 2 8 0 0 Jaundice 0 0 0 0 Post cholecystectomy syndrome 0 0 2 8 Pulmonary complications 0 0 0 0 Total 2 8% 5 20%