cysticotomy

cysticotomy

(sis?ti-kot'o-me) [? + tome, incision]
Incision of cystic bile duct. Synonym: choledochotomy
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We added routine partial cysticotomy with bile duct flushing during standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy in all patients with low risk of common duct stones.
All patients underwent a modified LC operative technique with routine cysticotomy and main duct bile flushing.
Patients presenting with low preoperative risk of CBDS (486 cases) were candidate to LC with routine cysticotomy and bile flushing: 121 patients among them presented thick bile sludge, solid debrides, or augmented tension of the bile outflow while performing the maneuver.