Who did the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

J Minim Access Surg. 2011 Jul;7(3):165-8. doi: 10.4103/0972-9941.83506.


Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has served as the igniting spark in the laparoscopic surgery explosion; however, it is unclear who created the spark. The question remains: Who did the first LC?

Keywords: Galloscope; History of laparoscopy; Mouret; Muhe; Perissat; laparoscopic cholecystectomy.