Projects
Name
Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy after severe acute pancreatitis
University
Morocco (IFMSA-Morocco), Faculty of Medicine of Oujda, University of Mohamed the First, Oujda
Domain
General Surgery
Departement
Visceral surgery department - University hospital Mohammed VI, Oujda , Morocco
Head
Pr. Mehdi Soufi / Pr. Bouziane
Tutor
Pr. Mehdi Soufi
Languages
English- French
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
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Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project without Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
Description of the project : Gallstone is more than80% of acute pancreatitis in Morocco. Cholecystectomy is the definitive treatment for gallstones. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the preferred route for performing cholecystectomy. The timing of laparoscopic cholecystectomy after an attack of severe acute biliary pancreatitis is controversaial. What is the aim of the project? The timing of laparoscopic cholecystectomy after an attack of acute biliary pancreatitis is controversial. To compare the benefits and harms of early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for patients with acute severe biliary pancreatitis. What techniques and methods will be used? Prospective study, statistic analytic, evaluation questionnary.
What is the aim of the project?
1/Attend laparoscopic cholecystectomy after severe acute pancreatitis 2/Treat the records of patients who have a cholecystectomy after severe acute pancreatitis
What techniques and methods are used?
general surgical techniques
What is the role of the student?
- The student will mainly observe
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
/Attend laparoscopic cholecystectomy after severe acute pancreatitis and record the patients' cases
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
None
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a poster
- The student will prepare a presentation
- The student will prepare a scientific report
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Be able to answer these question at the end of the project : - Should cholecystectomy be done? - When should it be done? - What are the optimal conditions? - How to look for the associated main gallstone lithiasis? - Should it be treated endoscopically or surgically? - At what moment ? - and the course of the cholecystectomy
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
6
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Graduated students (less than 6 months)
- Pre-Medical students from the American-British system
Articles
- "Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute gallstone pancreatitis."; Gurusamy KS; Nagendran M; Davidson BR
- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23996398