A 60-year-old patient with a newly diagnosed diabetes was admitted to 2nd Clinical Department of General and Gastroenterological Surgery at Medical University of Bialystok for surgical treatment of a pancreatic tail tumor and cholecystolithiasis
. In the previous interview, there were periodic pain in the right and middle epigastrium, occurring mainly after eating.
The predictive value of pre-operative symptoms including upper gastrointestinal endoscopy before laparoscopic cholecystectomy for elective symptomatic cholecystolithiasis
. Kathmandu Univ Med J 2013;11(4):300-4.
To the Editor: A 58-year-old man with up to a 5-year history of cholecystolithiasis
presented with a 1-day history of mild abdominal pain with tenderness in the right upper quadrant before this hospital admission.
Laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis
. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006; 4: CD006231.
Segmental adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder predisposes to cholecystolithiasis
. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2004; 11: 342-347, doi: 10.1007/s00534-004-0911-x.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy as standard intervention in symptomatic cholecystolithiasis
. Experiences with 1,277 patients.
Based on our own and the reported data, a diagnosis of gall bladder melanoma should be favoured if (a) the patient has recurrent abdominal pain with symptoms of acute cholecystitis, (b) there is no evidence of cholecystolithiasis
(which distinguishes it from gall bladder cancer), and (c) MRI or ultrasound reveals a polypoid intraluminal tumour confined to the gallbladder mucosa.
Hagen et al., "Meta-analysis of laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy for patients with liver cirrhosis and symptomatic cholecystolithiasis
," British Journal of Surgery, vol.
Laparoscopic versus small-incision cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis
. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006; (4):CD006229.
Our patient underwent surgery in 2010 because of cholecystolithiasis
, cholelithiasis and choledochal cyst.
Open, small incision, or laparoscopic cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis
. An overview of Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group reviews.
van Laarhoven, "Open, small-incision, or laparoscopic cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis
. An overview of Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group reviews," The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, no.