EVALUATION OF PORT SITE INFECTION FOLLOWING LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY IN A GOVERNMENT TEACHING HOSPITAL
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Satish Kumar, Tripurari Pandey, Sanjeev Kumar Pathak
2018 Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare  
BACKGROUND The objectives of this study were to evaluate the frequency of port site infection following laparoscopic cholecystectomy, its prevention and its management. With the passage of time, laparoscopic cholecystectomy has revolutionized the ease of management of cholecystitis and associated gallbladder disease, but has been associated with catastrophic complication of port site infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS 400 cases of laparoscopic cholecystectomy were done at Dept. of surgery,
more » ... of surgery, Nalanda Medical College, Patna between March 2012 and 2018 (Feb) and were analysed for port site infection. Culture sensitivity was done for all patients who developed port site infection. Variables like port sites, port size, duration of operation time were evaluated. A search was also made for nontuberculous mycobacterium.
doi:10.18410/jebmh/2018/296 fatcat:ncikdvkgazbd5ftrvmq7r2zsfa