Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis An Increasing Entity

@article{Glenn1982AcuteAC,
  title={Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis An Increasing Entity},
  author={F. Glenn and C. G. Becker},
  journal={Annals of Surgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={195},
  pages={131–136}
}
  • F. Glenn, C. G. Becker
  • Published 1982
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Surgery
  • Acute acalculous cholecystitis was observed to increase in frequency between 1950 and 1979, an increase that was statistically significant. The greatest part of this increase occurred between 1965 and 1979. Acute acalculous cholecystitis was also found to be associated with a higher mortality rate, more than twice that of acute calculous cholecystitis. Acute acalculous cholecystitis occurred in a variety of clinical settings including bacterial sepsis, severe trauma including surgical trauma… CONTINUE READING
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