Gallbladder Findings after Cholecystectomy in Morbidly Obese Patients.

Morbidly obese patients constitute a high risk group for the development of gallbladder disease. In our series 70 consecutive patients underwent vertical gastroplast in an effort to manage morbid obesity. The mean age was 37 years (range 20-60), and the mean excess body weight was 92 kg (range 52-265). Six patients (8.5%) had undergone cholecystectomy… CONTINUE READING