Biliary Colic is a Valuable Clinical Descriptor for Biliary Pain Due to “Uncomplicated” Gallstone Disease

Abstract

Cholecystectomy in cases of “warning” episodes of biliary colic may prevent biliary pancreatitis. We aimed to determine which proportion of patients with biliary pancreatitis, compared to other complicated and uncomplicated symptomatic gallstone disease, experienced “warning” episodes of colic and why these episodes did not lead to early cholecystectomy… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11605-008-0729-y

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