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Acta Cirurgica Brasileira

Print version ISSN 0102-8650On-line version ISSN 1678-2674

Abstract

TERRA JUNIOR, Júverson Alves et al. Comparative study of pain in women submitted to conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Acta Cir. Bras. [online]. 2017, vol.32, n.6, pp.475-481. ISSN 0102-8650.  https://doi.org/10.1590/s0102-865020170060000008.

Purpose:

To evaluate postoperative pain in patients submitted to conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy with four ports versus single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy with only one port.

Methods:

Twenty-one patients were included in the conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy group and 19 other patients in the single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy group. A VAS was used for the assessment of postoperative pain at three time points. Differences were considered statistically significant when p<0.05.

Results:

Intergroup analysis showed no significant difference in VAS scores between the conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy and single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy groups at any of the time points studied.

Conclusion:

This study found no significant difference in postoperative pain between the two groups.

Keywords : Cholelithiasis; Cholecystectomy; Laparoscopic; Pain.

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