[Bacteriologic examination of gallbladder contents].

  title={[Bacteriologic examination of gallbladder contents].},
  author={Goran Petakovi{\'c} and Milan Korica and Sava Gavrilovi{\'c}},
  journal={Medicinski pregled},
  volume={55 5-6},
INTRODUCTION Acute calculous (obstructive) cholecystitis develops as a consequence of cystic obstruction and obstruction of bile flow into choledochus. Most often it is a result of impacted gallstones in Hartman's pouch or the cystic duct. Their direct pressure on gallbladder mucosa causes ischemia, necrosis and ulceration with consequential wall edema and obstructed venous flow. This mechanism is further increasing and spreading the inflammatory process. Ulcerations may be that extensive, that… CONTINUE READING