Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in left-sided gallbladder detected during operation



Gallbladder, Variation, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy


The case where the gallbladder was located on the lower face of the left lateral segment of the liver was defined as a left-sided gallbladder. It is a rare hereditary anomaly and can be seen with the right-sided ligamentum teres. Vascular and biliary anomalies can be seen in the cases of placement anomaly. Full dissection of the calot’s triangle applied as a standard in laparoscopic cholecystectomy is important for the safety of the cases in anomaly cases. In this study, we aimed to present a laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed in a case of a left-sided gallbladder detected during surgery.


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Çalışkan YK, Başak F, Şişik A. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in left-sided gallbladder detected during operation. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2019 May 28 [cited 2024 May 25];3(5):419-20. Available from: