A randomized controlled study of uncomplicated gallstone disease with a 14-year follow-up showed that operation was the preferred treatment.

@article{Schmidt2011ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled study of uncomplicated gallstone disease with a 14-year follow-up showed that operation was the preferred treatment.},
  author={Malte Schmidt and Karl S\ondenaa and Morten Vetrhus and Tewelde Berhane and Geir Egil Eide},
  journal={Digestive surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={270-6}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Cholecystectomy is considered the treatment of choice for symptomatic gallstone disease. Some patients abstain from surgery and provide the opportunity to study the natural history of cholelithiasis. The aim of the present study was to examine the feasibility and safety of observation after extended long-term follow-up in a randomized… CONTINUE READING