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Abdominal lift for laparoscopic cholecystectomy

  1. Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy*,
  2. Rahul Koti,
  3. Brian R Davidson

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group

Published Online: 31 AUG 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 19 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006574.pub4


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Gurusamy KS, Koti R, Davidson BR. Abdominal lift for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD006574. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006574.pub4.

Author Information

  1. Royal Free Campus, UCL Medical School, Department of Surgery, London, UK

*Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy, Department of Surgery, Royal Free Campus, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Hospital,, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK. kurinchi2k@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (conclusions changed)
  2. Published Online: 31 AUG 2013

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References

References to studies included in this review

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Alijani 2004 {published data only}
  • Alijani A, Hanna GB, Cuschieri A. Abdominal wall lift versus positive-pressure capnoperitoneum for laparoscopic cholecystectomy - Randomized controlled trial. Annals of Surgery 2004;239(3):388-94.
Andersson 2003 {published data only}
  • Andersson L, Bringman S, Ramel S, Anderberg B, Lindberg G, Sollevi A, et al. Pneumoperitoneum versus laparolift; effects on central circulation in laparoscopic cholecystectomy patients [abstract]. British Journal of Anaesthesia 1999;82 Suppl 1:55.
  • Andersson L, Lindberg G, Bringman S, Ramel S, Anderberg B, Odeberg WS. Pneumoperitoneum versus abdominal wall lift: effects on central haemodynamics and intrathoracic pressure during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 2003;47(7):838-46.
Egawa 2006 {published data only}
  • Egawa H, Morita M, Yamaguchi S, Nagao M, Iwasaki T, Hamaguchi S, et al. Comparison between intraperitoneal CO₂ insufflation and abdominal wall lift on QT dispersion and rate-corrected QT dispersion during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques 2006;16(2):78-81.
Galizia 2001 {published data only}
  • Galizia G, Prizio G, Lieto E, Castellano P, Pelosio L, Imperatore V, et al. Hemodynamic and pulmonary changes during open, carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum and abdominal wall-lifting cholecystectomy. A prospective, randomized study. Surgical Endoscopy 2001;15(5):477-83.
Gamon 1999 {published data only}
  • Gamon RL, Gallen T, Escrig VJ, Vivo C, Cisneros I, Salvador JL. CO₂ insufflation versus parietal retraction in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Differences in clinical, surgical and anesthetic approach. A prospective, randomized study. Ciruga Espanola 1999;65(3):208-12.
Kitano 1993 {published data only}
  • Kitano S, Iso Y, Tomikawa M, Moriyama M, Sugimachi K. A prospective randomized trial comparing pneumoperitoneum and U-shaped retractor elevation for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 1993;7(4):311-4.
Koivusalo 1996a {published data only}
  • Koivusalo AM, Kellokumpu I, Lindgren L. Gasless laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Comparison of postoperative recovery with conventional technique. British Journal of Anaesthesia 1996;77(5):576-80.
  • Koivusalo AM, Kellokumpu I, Scheinin M, Tikkanen I, Makisalo H, Lindgren L. A comparison of gasless mechanical and conventional carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum methods for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Anesthesia and Analgesia 1998;86(1):153-8.
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Koivusalo 1996b {published data only}
  • Koivusalo AM, Kellokumpu I, Scheinin M, Tikkanen I, Halme L, Lindgren L. Randomized comparison of the neuroendocrine response to laparoscopic cholecystectomy using either conventional or abdominal wall lift techniques. British Journal of Surgery 1996;83(11):1532-6.
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Koivusalo 1997a {published data only}
  • Koivusalo AM, Kellokumpu I, Ristkari S, Lindgren L. Splanchnic and renal deterioration during and after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A comparison of the carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum and the abdominal wall lift method. Anesthesia and Analgesia 1997;85(4):886-91.
Koivusalo 1997b {published data only}
  • Koivusalo AM, Kellokumpu I, Lindgren L. Postoperative drowsiness and emetic sequelae correlate to total amount of carbon dioxide used during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 1997;11(1):42-4.
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Larsen 2001 {published data only}
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Larsen 2004 {published data only}
Lindgren 1995 {published data only}
  • Lindgren L, Koivusalo AM, Kellokumpu I. Conventional pneumoperitoneum compared with abdominal-wall lift for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. British Journal of Anaesthesia 1995;75(5):567-72.
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Meijer 1997 {published data only}
  • Meijer DW, Rademaker BP, Schlooz S, Bemelman WA, de Wit LT, Bannenberg JJ, et al. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy using abdominal wall retraction. Hemodynamics and gas exchange, a comparison with conventional pneumoperitoneum. Surgical Endoscopy 1997;11(6):645-9.
Ninomiya 1998 {published data only}
  • Ninomiya K, Kitano S, Yoshida T, Bandoh T, Baatar D, Matsumoto T. Comparison of pneumoperitoneum and abdominal wall lifting as to hemodynamics and surgical stress response during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 1998;12(2):124-8.
Ortiz-Oshiro 2001 {published data only}
  • Ortiz-Oshiro E, Mayol J, Aparicio Medrano JC, Sanjuan Garcia MA, Alvarez Fernandez-Represa J. Lactate metabolism during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: comparison between CO₂ pneumoperitoneum and abdominal wall retraction. World Journal of Surgery 2001;25(8):980-4.
  • Ortiz-Oshiro E,  Mayol J,  Aparicio Medrano JC,  Rabadán Ruiz L,  Sanjuan Garcia MA,  Alvarez Fdez-Represa J. Gasless laparoscopic cholecystectomy is not more time-consuming. Surgical Endoscopy 2001;15(12):1448-51.
Talwar 2006 {published data only}
  • Talwar N, Pusuluri R, Arora M P, Pawar M. Randomized controlled trial of conventional carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum versus gasless technique for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. JK Science 2006;8(2):73-8.
Tanpravoon 2000 {published data only}
  • Tanpravoon T, Manusnavakorn S, Tanphiphat C. Randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic cholecystectomy using abdominal wall lifting technique or tension pneumoperitoneum in the treatment of gallstones. Thai Journal of Surgery 2000;21(2):69-70.
Uen 2002 {published data only}
  • Uen YH, Liang AI, Lee HH. Randomized comparison of conventional carbon dioxide insufflation and abdominal wall lifting for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques-Part A 2002;12(1):7-14.
Uen 2007 {published data only}
  • Uen YH, Chen Y, Kuo CY, Wen KC, Koay LB. Randomized trial of low-pressure carbon dioxide-elicited pneumoperitoneum versus abdominal wall lifting for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Journal of the Chinese Medical Association 2007;70(8):324-30.
Vezakis 1999 {published data only}
  • Vezakis A, Davides D, Gibson JS, Moore MR, Shah H, Larvin M, et al. Randomized comparison between low-pressure laparoscopic cholecystectomy and gasless laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 1999;13(9):890-3.
Yoshida 1997 {published data only}
  • Yoshida T, Kobayashi E, Suminaga Y, Yamauchi H, Kai T, Toyama N, et al. Hormone-cytokine response. Pneumoperitoneum vs abdominal wall-lifting in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 1997;11(9):907-10.

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  1. References to studies included in this review
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Alishahi 2005 {published data only}
Giraudo 2001 {published data only}
Jolobe 1997 {published data only}
Jugool 2004 {published data only}
  • Jugool S, McKain ES, Swarnkar K, Vellacott KD, Stephenson BM. Randomized clinical trial of the effect of pneumoperitoneum on cardiac function and haemodynamics during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. British Journal of Surgery 2004;91(11):1527.
Kim 2002 {published data only}
  • Hong SJ, Cho EJ, Lee JY, Kim WW, Kim EK. The physiologic response to laparoscopic cholecystectomy: CO(2) pneumoperitoneum vs wall lift. Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia 2003;50(2):200-1.
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Kurauchi 1999 {published data only}
  • Kurauchi N, Yonekawa M, Kurokawa Y, Tamiya Y, Nakamura S, Nagai H, et al. Comparison between CO₂ insufflation and abdominal wall lift in laparoscopic cholecystectomy - A prospective multiinstitutional study in Japan. Surgical Endoscopy 1999;13(7):705-9.

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
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  4. References to other published versions of this review
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