Laparoscopic Cholecystostomy: Case Analysis Introduction: Case study A 30-year-old male (“the patient”) was booked in for a laparoscopic cholecystostomy. As part of his pre-operative work-up, it was discovered that he was Hepatitis B positive. Part of the pre-operative work-up required that blood tests be carried out, including liver function tests. These were done as required and the patient was booked in. The patient’s case was delayed because of personal reasons involving his family. As he had been assessed 12 (days? Weeks?) prior it was considered that he had been through the PAC clinic (pre admission clinic) process, but no-one reviewed his details. This patient’s LFT should have been repeated prior to the surgery, but this was not...The end:
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