IS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROTECTIVE AGAINST GALLSTONES? A PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY
- Gallstone Ileus. Liu, Te-Ming; Chiu, Hsin-Hui // New England Journal of Medicine;1/28/2010, Vol. 362 Issue 4, p345
The article describes the management of an older woman who was presented with epigastric fullness and vomiting for two days by undergoing cholecystectomy, removal of gallstones in the jejunum, and closure of the cholecystoduodenal fistula.
- Dangers of Silent Gall Stones. // British Medical Journal;2/22/1975, Vol. 1 Issue 5955, p415
Focuses on the gall stones epidemic in Great Britain. Discovery of the symptomless stones; Percentage in acquiring the symptoms; Consideration on advising cholecystectomy.
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy. // Nursing Standard;10/22/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p50
A quiz concerning Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and gallstones is presented.
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy as a ‘session’ surgery. Amarnath, T.S.; Coulthard, R.A.; Tate, J.J.T. // Ambulatory Surgery;Nov2002, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p33
Aims: To introduce laparoscopic cholecystectomy to our Day Surgery Unit and assess the implications of a 6 h postoperative stay in unselected patients. Methods: A retrospective analysis of data was performed in which the case notes of a series of 170 consecutive patients undergoing day case...
- Gallstones: Choose cholecystectomy and do it early. // Modern Medicine;Mar95, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p33
Presents abstracts of the articles `Quality of Life After Treatment of Gallstones: Results of A Randomised Study of Lithotripsy and Open Cholecystectomy,' by P.W. Plaisier, R.L. Van der Hul, et al dated November 1994 and `Trends in Incidence, Clinical Findings and Outcome of Acute and Elective...
- Contemporary management of gallstone disease. Trotto, Nancy E. // Patient Care;10/30/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p90
Focuses on surgical and nonsurgical therapies for symptomatic gallstone disease. Popularity of laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Risk factors; Disease prevention. INSETS: When gallstones trigger complications.;Treatment alternatives for cholelithiasis.;Preventing gallbladder disease..
- Cholecystectomy for gall stones: A good thing if they cause symptoms. Finlayson, Niall // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/21/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6667, p133
Focuses on the efficacy of cholecystectomy for gall stones treatment in Great Britain. Signs and symptoms of the disease; Development of biliary colic diseases; Complications of elective cholecystectomy emergency surgeries.
- Progress in gall stone disease. Bateson, M.C. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/3/1984, Vol. 289 Issue 6453, p1163
Reports the use of bile acids in the management of gallstone diseases in Great Britain. Epidemiology of gallstones; Effects of cholecystectomy; Treatment of the disease.
- Remote Complications of Spilled Gallstones During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Causes, Prevention, and Management. Hawasli, Abdelkader; Schroder, Donn; Rizzo, Joseph; Thusay, Manish; Takach, Thomas J.; Thao, Umeng; Goncharova, Irina // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Apr2002, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p123
In the last 11 years (November 1989â€“December 2000), 5526 laparoscopic cholecystectomies were performed in a community residency training program. Two cases (0.04%) of remote complications secondary to spilled gallstones were identified. A 75-year-old woman presented with a sterile abscess...