cholecystostomy


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cholecystostomy

 [ko″le-sis-tos´tah-me]
the creation of an opening into the gallbladder for drainage.
percutaneous cholecystostomy the insertion of a catheter into the gallbladder under radiologic guidance for drainage or the removal of gallstones.

cho·le·cys·tos·to·my

(kō'lē-sis-tos'tō-mē),
Establishment of a fistula into the gallbladder.
[chole- + G. kystis, bladder, + stoma, mouth]

cholecystostomy

(kō′lĭ-sĭ-stŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The establishment of a fistula into the gallbladder.

cho·le·cys·tos·to·my

(kō'lĕ-sis-tos'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of a fistula into the gallbladder.
[chole- + G. kystis, bladder, + stoma, mouth]

cholecystostomy

An opening made into the gallbladder, usually for drainage of its contents to the exterior by way of a tube passing through the abdominal wall.
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Subsequently the patient underwent an image-guided percutaneous cholangiogram and cholecystostomy drain placement by interventional radiology.
This is based on the data that suggests the mortality rate after percutaneous cholecystostomy tube drainage (15.
The first stage should be percutaneous cholecystostomy followed by elective surgical treatment following delivery.
Laparoscopic cholecystostomy with delayed cholecystectomy as an alternative to conversion to open procedure.
This decision should have been tested intra-operatively by a repeat cholecysto-cholangiogram, unfortunately it could not be done due to technical reasons and hence an access for performing a dye study was left in the form of cholecystostomy.
Cholecystostomy in the high risk patient with biliary tract disease.
Acute cholecystitis developed, and the patient underwent cholecystostomy.
Thirty-six (49%) of the 74 patients had cholecystectomy, and 25 (34%) had cholecystostomy.
1,5) Others have advocated elective removal of the gallbladder with percutaneous decompression via a cholecystostomy tube used as a bridge to surgery.
Gall-stones formed around silk sutures twenty months after recovery from cholecystostomy.
The outcomes of early cholecystectomy, interval cholecystectomy, delayed cholecystectomy, 'cooling-off' therapy and percutaneous cholecystostomy were evaluated.
Partial cholecystectomy and tube cholecystostomy was done.