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Scoring System of Misawa et al for Severity of Inflammation in Calot's Triangle in a Patient with Cholecystitis

Purpose:

To evaluate Calot's triangle in a patient undergoing a laparoscopic cholecystectomy using the grading system of Misawa et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K80

Description:

Misawa et al used a scoring system to describe inflammation in Calot's triangle, which impacts the outcome of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This is a modification of the scheme proposed by Chang. The authors are from Jikei University in Tokyo, Japan.

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