Diet after cholecystectomy.

  title={Diet after cholecystectomy.},
  author={Donato Francesco Altomare and Maria Teresa Rotelli and Nicola Palasciano},
  journal={Current medicinal chemistry},
Patients with gallstones are often affected by alimentary disorders contributing to the onset of gallstones disease. Cholecystectomy can have nutritional and metabolic consequences in the short-term (diarrhea, abdominal pain and bloating) and in the long-term (increased Body Mass Index with metabolic syndrome, gastritis, liposoluble vitamin deficiency). Pathogenic mechanisms behind these disturbances are reviewed and the need for an early post-operative nutritional intervention based on low… Expand
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Long-term postcholecystectomy symptoms vary amongst patients, arise from different etiologies, and require specific diagnostic and treatment strategies. Expand
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Diarrhea after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: associated factors and predictors.
Patients who have undergone laparoscopic cholecystectomy are advised to follow a low-fat diet for at least 1 week to reduce the possibility of diarrhea, especially when they are ≤45 years of age, of male sex, and had a high preoperative tendency for diarrhea. Expand
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Cholelithiasis, Cholecystectomy, and Liver Disease
  • G. Ioannou
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 2010
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Weight gain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
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