The Role of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gallbladder Carcinoma, is it Time to Change our Approach?
- *Corresponding Author:
- Aaron Daniel Pinnola
Department of Surgery, Grand Strand Medical Center
809 82nd Parkway Myrtle Beach, SC 29572, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: October 12, 2015; Accepted: December 07, 2015; Published: December 14, 2015
Citation: Pinnola AD, Hanna N, Boutros C (2015) The Role of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gallbladder Carcinoma, is it Time to Change our Approach?. Surgery Curr Res 6:254. doi:10.4172/2161-1076.1000254
Copyright: © 2015 Pinnola AD. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The safety and utility of the laparoscopic approach to definitive gallbladder . Within the last 5 years, safely performed laparoscopic extended resections in specialized centers have begun to be published as well. The aim of this review is to revisit the dogma of only open surgical approach for gallbladder cancer. Traditional limitations and restraints of minimally invasive approach are discussed and advance in laparoscopic hepatobiliary surgery is emphasized.