Cholecystectomy concomitant with laparoscopic gastric bypass: a trend analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample from 2001 to 2008.

@article{Worni2012CholecystectomyCW,
  title={Cholecystectomy concomitant with laparoscopic gastric bypass: a trend analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample from 2001 to 2008.},
  author={Mathias Worni and Ulrich Guller and Anand Shah and Mihir Gandhi and J Jitendrakumar Shah and Dimple Rajgor and Ricardo Pietrobon and Danny O. Jacobs and Truls Ostbye},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={220-9}
}
BACKGROUND Gallstone formation is common in obese patients, particularly during rapid weight loss. Whether a concomitant cholecystectomy should be performed during laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery is still contentious. We aimed to analyze trends in concomitant cholecystectomy and laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery (2001-2008), to identify factors associated with concomitant cholecystectomy, and to compare short-term outcomes after laparoscopic gastric bypass with and without concomitant… CONTINUE READING

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