Laparoscopic cholecystectomyBy Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM03662
Special surgical tools and a tiny video camera are inserted through four incisions in your abdomen during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The surgeon watches a monitor while guiding the tools to remove the gallbladder. The inset shows what the surgeon might see on the monitor during cholecystectomy. The gallbladder appears green.