Correlation of gallstone characteristics with mucosal changes in gall bladder.

@article{Mathur2012CorrelationOG,
  title={Correlation of gallstone characteristics with mucosal changes in gall bladder.},
  author={Satyavir Kumar Mathur and Amrita Duhan and Sunita Balbir Singh and Monika Aggarwal and Garima Aggarwal and Rabindranath Sen and Sunita Singh and Shilpa Garg},
  journal={Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          39-44
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Gallstones are known to produce diverse histopathological changes in the gall bladder. Our aim was to correlate various gallstone characteristics (number, size, weight, volume and morphological type) with the type of mucosal response in gall bladder (inflammation, hyperplasia, metaplasia and carcinoma). METHODS The study was conducted on 330 open cholecystectomy specimens with complete gallstones. The stones were assessed for various parameters i.e. number, size, weight… CONTINUE READING
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