Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is widely considered as the treatment of choice for acute cholecystitis
and it can be performed safely in selected patients.
At admission to the hospital the patients with acute cholecystitis
received spasmolitics, analgetics and infusion solutions which had no effects on the laser activity.
5%) than acute Cholecystitis
(Just over 1%) more patients with co-morbid factors required conversion than otherwise healthy people.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's mother Tenzile Erdogan died of acute cholecystitis
Tenzile Erdogan died of acute cholecystitis
on Friday morning at Medipol Hospital where she was receiving treatment for some time.
Background: The efficacy and timing of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis
has been a subject of debate for years.
Recientemente, en un consenso de expertos (International Consensus Meeting for the Management of Acute Cholecystitis
and Colangitis) realizado en 2006 en Tokio, se describieron los criterios imagenologicos para el diagnostico de la colecistitis aguda (tabla 2).
Delaying gallbladder surgery in elderly patients with acute cholecystitis
might save money in the short run, but it racks up a bigger bill later in health outcomes and cash outlay, judging by a Medicare claims database study.
Clinical presentation of biliary ascariasis is similar to that of acute cholecystitis
or cholangitis, with episodic right upper quadrant pain and low-grade fever, often accompanied by jaundice .
Other surgical emergencies in pregnancy include acute cholecystitis
(with an incidence of 5 per 10,000 pregnancies), intestinal obstruction, persistent ovarian cysts larger than 6 cm, and ovarian torsion and other adnexal problems.
Accurate diagnosis of acute cholecystitis
versus a bad case of biliary colic is not always obvious, but distinguishing between the two has important therapeutic implications.
was diagnosed, and a cholecysrectomy was performed.