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Transvaginal Cholecystectomy

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The key technical aspects of a transvaginal cholecystectomy include transvaginal access, gallbladder retraction using transabdominal sutures, gallbladder dissection with standard laparoscopic instruments, transvaginal gallbladder extraction with a specimen retrieval bag, and transvaginal closure.

ARTICLE: Transvaginal Cholecystectomy:  Effect on Quality of Life and Female Sexual Function
Wood SG, Solomon D, Panait L, Bell RL, Duffy AJ, Roberts KE.
JAMA Surg. 2013;148(5):435-438. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.108.