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ELIZABETH FRAZIER 1/31/19 WEEK 4: DIGESTIVE AND URINARY SYSTEMS CASE STUDIES Pre-operative DX : Acute Cholecystitis Post-operative DX : Acute Cholecystitis with partially gangrenous gallbladder. Gangrenous gallbladder - rare but serious complication of acute cholecystitis. The pathophysiology is secondary to gallbladder distension. This distension leads to ischemic changes and necrosis. What procedure was intended? Laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Converted into a - open cholecystectomy - due to the inflammation of the tissue around the region being so severe that it precluded (prevented from happening) a safe dissection of this area with the laparoscopic procedure intended. Abnormal Findings : Gangrenous gallbladder, Gallstones 50-100 small stones each measuring 2-mm The surgery started with, "a supranumbilical transverse incision." Using the descriptive system that was described in the textbook dividing the body into nine regions, in which region was this incision placed? The skin incision: A straight
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