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Silent gallstones: a therapeutic dilemma

Tropical Gastroenterology : Official Journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation

Oct 9, 2004

S K Gupta, V K Shukla

PMID: 15471318

Abstract

Asymptomatic gall stones are defined as stones that have not caused biliary colic or other biliary symptoms. Nearly two-third of patients with gall stones are asymptomatic. Studies of the natural history of asymptomatic gall stones suggest that the cumulative probability of developing b...read more

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Gallbladder Calculus Without Mention of Cholecystitis
Entire Cystic Duct
Pancreatitis
Gallbladder Function
Gallbladder (Mmhcc)
Biliary Calculi
Cholecystectomy Procedure
Biliary Colic
Abdomen
Calculi
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Silent gallstones: a therapeutic dilemma

Tropical Gastroenterology : Official Journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation

Oct 9, 2004

S K Gupta, V K Shukla

PMID: 15471318

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Abstract

Asymptomatic gall stones are defined as stones that have not caused biliary colic or other biliary symptoms. Nearly two-third of patients with gall stones are asymptomatic. Studies of the natural history of asymptomatic gall stones suggest that the cumulative probability of developing b...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Gallbladder Calculus Without Mention of Cholecystitis
Entire Cystic Duct
Pancreatitis
Gallbladder Function
Gallbladder (Mmhcc)
Biliary Calculi
Cholecystectomy Procedure
Biliary Colic
Abdomen
Calculi

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