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Cholecystectomy: the gold standard.
  • C. Mcsherry
  • Medicine
  • American journal of surgery
  • 1 September 1989
There were 14,232 patients operated on for non-malignant biliary tract disease at a single medical center from 1932 through 1984. During this period, there were 237 postoperative deaths. Of the totalExpand
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The Incidence and Causes of Death Following Surgery for Nonmalignant Biliary Tract Disease
In the 46-year period from September 1, 1932 to September 1, 1978, 11,808 patients were operated on for nonmalignant biliary tract disease. In 80.1% of these patients, the disease was consideredExpand
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The natural history of diagnosed gallstone disease in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.
The natural history of gallstone disease in 691 patients, followed for a mean +/- SD duration of 78 +/- 61.6 months (median 62.9 months), is presented. These patients are all subscribers of a largeExpand
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The incidence and causes of death following surgery for nonmalignant biliary tract disease.
In the 46-year period from September 1, 1932 to September 1, 1978, 11,808 patients were operated on for nonmalignant biliary tract disease. In 80.1% of these patients, the disease was consideredExpand
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Effect of cholesterol and bile acids on the regulation of cholesterol metabolism in hamster.
Abstract Cholesterol metabolism studies were carried out in the golden Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) fed a chow diet supplemented with cholesterol, bile acids or both for 1 month. Addition ofExpand
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Role of hydrophilic bile acids and of sterols on cholelithiasis in the hamster.
The effect of various dietary additions such as cholesterol, beta-sitosterol, bile acids, and bile acid analogs on gallstone formation was studied in the hamster. Gallstones were formed in 50% of theExpand
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Intraabdominal abscesses.
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Spermatic granuloma
A patient with a sperm granuloma following a tension-free hernia repair utilizing Marlex mesh 4 years prior to presentation is described. The mechanism of granuloma formation is believed to beExpand
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Open cholecystectomy.
The experience with "open" biliary tract surgery is documented in this report in an effort to provide a basis for comparison with the more recent experience with laparoscopic cholecystectomy. DuringExpand
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The Natural History of Diagnosed Gallstone in Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Disease Patients
: The natural history of gallstone disease in 691 patients, followed for a mean +/- SD duration of 78 +/- 61.6 months (median 62.9 months), is presented. These patients are all subscribers of a largeExpand
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