3 doctors weighed in:
What the heck is clipless laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: A gimmick
There are many ways to do a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Instead of using metal clips to divide the duct going into the gallbladder, you can divide the cystic duct and then tie it with a suture or with an energy source. No real advantage over using clips (and the energy source may be more expensive and less reliable!

In brief: A gimmick
There are many ways to do a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Instead of using metal clips to divide the duct going into the gallbladder, you can divide the cystic duct and then tie it with a suture or with an energy source. No real advantage over using clips (and the energy source may be more expensive and less reliable!
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
Thank
Read more answers from doctors