Effects of endobag usage on port site infections in acute cholecystitis Mustafa Girgin 1, Burhan Hakan Kanat 2, Refik Ayten 1, Ziya Çetinkaya 1 1 - Fırat Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, Elazığ, Türkiye 2 - Elazığ Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Genel Cerrahi Kliniği, Elazığ, Türkiye
Dicle Med J 2012; 39(1):27-30 ICID: 1023516
Article type: Original article
IC™ Value: 3.00
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Objectives: To find out the usage of endo-bag technique
whether has an effect on port site infection in which the
gallbladder is removed out within the patients of laparoscopic
cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis.
Materials and methods: A total of 30 cases with acute
cholecystitis underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy by
the same surgeon in Fırat University Medical School Hospital
were evaluated. Endobag was used in 15 patients
and 15 patients were included as control group. All the
patients were observed in terms of port site infection after
removal of gallbladder in postoperative period.
Results: There were no wound infection in which endobag
was used, but 3 patients of the control group had port
Conclusion: There were no significant effect of using endo-
bag among acute cholcystitis patients underwent laparoscopic
chelcystectomy on the port site infection which
gall bladder is removed out.
Keywords: Acute cholecystitis, port site infection, endobag.