Asymptomatic Gallstones (ASGS) – To Treat or Not To?

@inproceedings{Akash2016AsymptomaticG,
  title={Asymptomatic Gallstones (ASGS) – To Treat or Not To?},
  author={Kumar Akash and Upendra Nath},
  year={2016}
}
The increasingly frequent detection of gallstones (GS) due to ubiquitous availability and use of diagnostic ultrasound for a wide range of abdominal complaints as well as ‘routine check-ups’, coupled with the recent advent and rapid establishment of laparoscopic cholecystectomy as the gold standard treatment of GS has refocussed attention on the issue of asymptomatic gallstones (AsGS). The clinical challenge in decision-making is to balance the projected prognosis of expectant management versus… CONTINUE READING

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