LCBDELaparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration
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A study found that LCBDE with primary suture was safe and feasible, reduced the cost of treatment, shortened hospitalization, and improved quality of life, with improved recovery of digestive and liver function, which reflected the superiority of minimally invasive surgery.
Thirty subjects of LCBDE included 14 (46.7%) cases in the age group between 40 and 60 years.
Advanced laparoscopic skills and experience and appropriate patient selection are the main limitations of LCBDE with primary suture.
LCBDE is a demanding technique with a long learning curve, (13) which has replaced open CBD exploration.