TRACK(S): GEN, RUS, TRA
Moderator: David C. Borgstrom, MD, MBA, FACS, Morgantown, WV
Co-Moderator: Abe L. Fingerhut, MD, FACS, Graz, Austria
All surgeons doing cholecystectomy frequently encounter the patient with a terribly inflamed, thickened gallbladder where delineation of the normal anatomical structures is difficult or even impossible. How do we manage these cases safely?
Presentations and Speakers
The Difficult Gall Bladder: Setting the Stage and General Principles
David C. Borgstrom, MD, MBA, FACS
2018 Tokyo Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Cholecystitis: Pros and Cons
Abe L. Fingerhut, MD, FACS
What Is the Difficult Gallbladder?
Andrew B. Peitzman, MD, FACS
What to Do When the Critical View of Safety Cannot Be Reached?
Randall S. Zuckerman, MD, FACS
What Is the Role of Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Drainage?
L. Michael Brunt, MD, FACS