2016 WSES guidelines on acute calculous cholecystitis

  title={2016 WSES guidelines on acute calculous cholecystitis},
  author={Luca Ansaloni and Michele Pisano and Federico Coccolini and Andrew B Peitzmann and Abe L Fingerhut and Fausto Catena and Ferdinando Agresta and Andrea Allegri and Ian S. Bailey and Zsolt Janos Balogh and Cino Bendinelli and Walter L. Biffl and Luigi Bonavina and Giuseppe Borzellino and Francesco Brunetti and C Clay Cothren Burlew and G. Camapanelli and Fabio Cesare Campanile and Marco Ceresoli and Osvaldo Chiara and Ian D Civil and Raul Coimbra and Marc Anthony de Moya and Salomone Di Saverio and Gustavo Pereira Fraga and Sanjay Kumar Gupta and Jeffry L. Kashuk and Micheal D Kelly and V Koka and Hans J Jeekel and Rifat Latifi and Ari Leppaniemi and Ronald V. Maier and Ingo Marzi and Fredrick Moore and Dario Piazzalunga and Boris E. Sakakushev and Massimo Sartelli and Thomas M. Scalea and Philip F. Stahel and Korhan Taviloğlu and Gregorio Tugnoli and S. Uraneus and George C. Velmahos and Imtiaz Wani and Dieter Georg Weber and Pierluigi Viale and Michael Sugrue and Rao R. Ivatury and Yoram Shimon Kluger and Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy and Ernest Eugene Moore},
  booktitle={World journal of emergency surgery : WJES},
Acute calculus cholecystitis is a very common disease with several area of uncertainty. The World Society of Emergency Surgery developed extensive guidelines in order to cover grey areas. The diagnostic criteria, the antimicrobial therapy, the evaluation of associated common bile duct stones, the identification of "high risk" patients, the surgical timing, the type of surgery, and the alternatives to surgery are discussed. Moreover the algorithm is proposed: as soon as diagnosis is made and… CONTINUE READING