Glisson's capsule cauterisation is associated with increased postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective case-control study


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Basak F., Hasbahceci M., Sisik A., Acar A., Ozel Y., Canbak T., ...More

ANNALS OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND, vol.99, no.6, pp.485-489, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 99 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0068
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND
  • Page Numbers: pp.485-489

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy has three components: parietal, visceral and referred pain felt at the shoulder. Visceral peritoneal injury on the liver (Glisson's capsule) during cauterisation sometimes occurs as an unavoidable complication of the operation. Its effect on postoperative pain has not been quantified. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the association between Glisson's capsule injury and postoperative pain following laparoscopic cholecystectomy.