Cardiovascular Surgery and Interventions 2019, Vol 6, Num 3 Page(s): 127-129
Acute acalculous cholecystitis in a patient undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery

İhsan Alur1, Mehmet Şirin Yıldırım2, Özlem Uygun3, Ali Fedakar1

1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Private Hisar Hospital Intercontinental, Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Private Hisar Hospital Intercontinental, Istanbul, Turkey
3Department of Radiology, Private Hisar Hospital Intercontinental, Istanbul, Turkey

Keywords: Acalculous cholecystitis, coronary bypass, surgery
Acute acalculous cholecystitis is a very rare complication of gastrointestinal system that can be seen after coronary artery bypass surgery. Early recognition of this clinical-pathological condition and initiation of treatment are very important and vital to prevent serious complications. In this article, we present a 67-year-old male patient of acalculous cholecystitis developing after coronary artery bypass grafting.

DOI : 10.5606/e-cvsi.2019.748