Gallbladder wall thickening in patients with acute hepatitis.

  title={Gallbladder wall thickening in patients with acute hepatitis.},
  author={Ki Tae Suk and Chul Han Kim and Soon Koo Baik and Moon Young Kim and Dong Hun Park and Kyu Hong Kim and Jae Woo Kim and Hyun Soo Kim and Sang Ok Kwon and Dong Ki Lee and Kwang Hyup Han and Soon Ho Um},
  journal={Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU},
  volume={37 3},
BACKGROUND Gallbladder wall thickening (GWT) is often observed in patients with acute hepatitis (AH). However, little is known regarding the relationship between AH and GWT. We analyzed the characteristics of GWT in patients with AH. METHOD Between April 2002 and April 2007, 232 patients with AH underwent a sonographic examination. The clinical and laboratory findings of patients with GWT were evaluated and compared with patients without GWT. Data were recorded for the following variables… CONTINUE READING