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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27224729/a-step-by-step-guide-to-laparoscopic-subtotal-fenestrating-cholecystectomy-a-damage-control-approach-to-the-difficult-gallbladder
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Sharmila Dissanaike
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August 2016: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26825588/evidence-based-management-of-polyps-of-the-gall-bladder-a-systematic-review-of-the-risk-factors-of-malignancy
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Nikita R Bhatt, Amy Gillis, Craig O Smoothey, Faisal N Awan, Paul F Ridgway
BACKGROUND: There are no evidence-based guidelines to dictate when Gallbladder Polyps (GBPs) of varying sizes should be resected. AIM: To identify factors that accurately predict malignant disease in GBP; to provide an evidence-based algorithm for management. METHODS: A systematic review following PRISMA guidelines was performed using terms "gallbladder polyps" AND "polypoid lesion of gallbladder", from January 1993 and September 2013. Inclusion criteria required histopathological report or follow-up of 2 years...
October 2016: Surgeon: Journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27027851/systematic-review-of-antibiotic-treatment-for-acute-calculous-cholecystitis
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A H van Dijk, P R de Reuver, T N Tasma, S van Dieren, T J Hugh, M A Boermeester
BACKGROUND: Intravenous antibiotics are frequently used in the initial management of acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC), although supportive care alone preceding delayed elective cholecystectomy may be sufficient. This systematic review assessed the success rate of antibiotics in the treatment of ACC. METHODS: A systematic search of MEDLINE, Embase and Cochrane Library databases was performed. Primary outcomes were the need for emergency intervention and recurrence of ACC after initial non-operative management of ACC...
June 2016: British Journal of Surgery
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