Initial Procedure

• measurements:

gall bladder - length x maximum diameter (cm). cystic duct - length x maximum diameter (cm). lymph node - number and maximum diameter (cm).

• open longitudinally from the fundus towards the cystic duct with blunt-ended scissors, draining off the bile and noting any contents.

• photograph if appropriate.

• paint the external serosal and adventitial aspects if there is any suspicion of tumour.

• fixation by immersion in 10% formalin for 36-48 hours.

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