The postoperative analgesic requirements were similar in both groups. 4/31 and 1/30 developed wound haematoma, in the minicholecystectomy group and the conventional cholecystectomy group respectively.
Shortening the incision by 50% did not result in significant reduction in analgesic intake. Minicholecystectomy may only be cosmetically better than conventional cholecystectomy. Conventional cholecystectomy is suggested to be performed as the conversion operation after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Keywords: Minicholecystectomy, Conventional Cholecystectomy, Postoperative
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