Large gallbladder Removed by Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy A Case report

  • Muneeb Ullah Maroof International Hospital, Islamabad
  • Muhammad Faisal Murad Maroof International Hospital
  • Adil Shafi War Maroof International Hospital
  • Aqsa Adeel Maroof International Hospital
Keywords: laparoscopy, cholecystectomy, longest gallbladder, mucocele, empyema, cholecystomegaly, huge gallbladder, laparoscopic cholecystectomy


Gallbladder stones impacted at neck of gallbladder can result in acute calculous cholecystitis with mucocele gallbladder. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is performed in such cases as an emergency surgery. We present a case long gallbladder with mucocele formation that was managed by laparoscopic approach. The gallbladder removed was 27.8cm in length. This is the longest gallbladder removed by laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Pakistan so far. The patient had uneventful recovery.

Author Biographies

Muneeb Ullah, Maroof International Hospital, Islamabad

Assistant Consultant, Maroof International Hospital

General Surgery Department

Muhammad Faisal Murad, Maroof International Hospital

Chief of Sugery - General Surgeon

Adil Shafi War, Maroof International Hospital

Registrar - General Surgery

Aqsa Adeel, Maroof International Hospital

Assistant Consultant - General Surgery

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