TITLE

Torsion of the gallbladder: A case report and review of

AUTHOR(S)
Losken, Albert; Wilson, Bryant W.
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Nov1997, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p975
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Presents a case study of a patient with acute torsion of the gallbladder. Silent clinical features of the said condition; Treatment of choice for the gallbladder torsion; Importance of preoperative suspicion.
ACCESSION #
1302518

 

Related Articles

  • Expression of N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase V in the subserosal layer correlates with postsurgical survival of pathological tumor stage 2 carcinoma of the gallbladder. Onuki, Kenichiro; Sugiyama, Hiroaki; Ishige, Kazunori; Kawamoto, Toru; Ota, Takehiro; Ariizumi, Shunichi; Yamato, Masayuki; Kadota, Shinichi; Takeuchi, Kaoru; Ishikawa, Akiko; Onodera, Masafumi; Onizawa, Kojiro; Yamamoto, Masakazu; Miyoshi, Eiji; Shoda, Junichi // Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2014, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p702 

    Background: N-Acetylglucosaminyltransferase V (GnT-V), an enzyme that catalyzes the β1-6 branching of N-acetylglucosamine on asparagine-linked oligosaccharides of cellular proteins, enhances the malignant behaviors of carcinoma cells in experimental models. The aim of this study was to...

  • The Rationality of Resectional Surgery and Palliative Interventions in the Management of Patients with Gallbladder Cancer. ERCAN, METIN; BOSTANCI, ERDAL B.; CAKIR, TEBESSUM; KARAMAN, KEREM; OZER, ILTER; ULAS, MURAT; DALGIC, TAHSIN; OZOGUL, YUSUF; AKSOY, EROL; AKOGLU, MUSA // American Surgeon;Jun2015, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p591 

    The aim of the present study was to evaluate in a retrospective manner, the survival period and survival rate according to stages and groups after RO, R1, R2 resections and palliative interventions. Between 2003 and 2012, 67 patients diagnosed with gallbladder carcinoma were retrospectively...

  • Epidemiologic aspects of gallbladder cancer: A case-control study of the SEARCH program of the... Zatonski, W.A.; Lowenfels, A.B. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;08/06/97, Vol. 89 Issue 15, p1132 

    Highlights the results of a study investigating possible additional risk factors for gallbladder cancer. Distribution of case and control subjects by sex; Reproductive factors in the development of the disease; Influence of diet; Relationship between gallstones and gallbladder cancer.

  • Prognostic factors for adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder: An analysis of 162 cases. North, James H.; Pack, Mark S.; Cheuk Hong; Rivera, David E. // American Surgeon;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p437 

    Analyzes the natural history and prognostic factors of the carcinoma of the gallbladder among 162 patients from 1972 to 1995. Survival rate of the study group; Poor prognosis for patients with adenocarcinoma; Ineffectiveness of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

  • Gall bladder cancer in a child: A rare occurrence. Muduly, Dillip K.; Deo, Surya V. Satyanarayana; Shukla, Nootan K.; Kallianpur, Ashwin A.; Prakash, Ravi; Jayakrishnan, Thejus // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p653 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Geographic pathology revisited: Development of an atlas of cancer in India" by A. Nandakumar, P.C. Gupta, P. Gangadharan, R.N. Visweswara and D.M. Parkin published in a 2005 issue of the "International Journal of Cancer."

  • Nuclear cyclin D1 overexpression is a critical event associated with cell proliferation and invasive growth in gallbladder carcinogenesis. Itoi, Takao; Shinohara, Yasushi; Takeda, Kazuya; Nakamura, Kazuto; Takei, Kazuo; Sanada, Jun; Horibe, Toshiya; Saito, Toshihiko; Kasuya, Kazuhiko; Ebihara, Yoshirou; Itoi, T; Shinohara, Y; Takeda, K; Nakamura, K; Takei, K; Sanada, J; Horibe, T; Saito, T; Kasuya, K; Ebihara, Y // Journal of Gastroenterology;2000, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p142 

    Cyclin D1 overexpression is remarkably frequent in several human carcinomas and is believed to be a critical event in oncogenesis. We examined cyclin D1 expression, p53 expression, and the Ki-67 labeling index by immunostaining in human gallbladder mucosa in conditions varying from normal to...

  • Carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder with chondroid differentiation. Ajiki, Tetsuo; Nakamura, Takeshi; Fujino, Yasuhiro; Suzuki, Yasuyuki; Takeyama, Yoshifumi; Ku, Yonson; Kuroda, Yoshikazu; Ohbayashi, Chiho // Journal of Gastroenterology;2002, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p966 

    Carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder is an uncommon neoplasm. We herein report the case of a patient with carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder with chondroid differentiation, treated by cholecystectomy with liver segmentectomy and lymph node dissection for a tumor which occupied the entire gallbladder...

  • Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy in the Treatment of Gallbladder Cancer. ARETXABALA, XABIER DE; ROA, IVAN; BURGOS, LUIS; CARTES, RAUL; SILVA, JORGE; YANEZ, EDUARDO; ARAYA, JUAN CARLOS; VILLASECA, MIGUEL; QUIJADA, INGRID; VITTINI, CECILIA // American Surgeon;Mar1999, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p241 

    Evaluates a phase II trials involving preoperative 5-flourouracil and radiation effects on patients with gallblader cancer. Purpose of clinical trials; Effect of chemoradiation on patients; Eligibility criteria for resectable gallbladder cancer.

  • Estrogen receptors in gallbladder cancer: Detection by an improved immunohistochemical assay. Ko, Clifford Y.; Schmit, Paul // American Surgeon;Oct1995, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p930 

    Determines the prevalence of estrogen receptors (ER) positivity in gallbladder cancer using an immunohistochemical assay (IHA) for ER. Occurrence of ER staining in gallbladder carcinomas; Effect of hormonal therapy in patients with gallbladder cancer.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics