Gastric emptying before and after cholecystectomy in patients with cholecystolithiasis.

@article{Vignolo2008GastricEB,
  title={Gastric emptying before and after cholecystectomy in patients with cholecystolithiasis.},
  author={Maria Cristina Vignolo and Paulo Roberto Savassi-Rocha and Luiz Gonzaga Vaz Coelho and Marcela Penna Soares and Alo{\'i}sio Cardoso-J{\'u}nior and Teresa Fabiola Leo Barbosa and Fabiana Viana Ramos and Tatiana Rodrigues Alves and Gerdson Magno Barbosa and Daniele Cristine Gomes Pinto and Clarissa de Carvalho Resende and Lucas de Castro Boechat and Aline Miranda de Almeida},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={55 84},
  pages={850-4}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The objective of the present study was to measure gastric emptying time of solids and semisolids in dyspeptic individuals with cholecystolithiasis before and 6 months after cholecystectomy in order to determine whether cholecystectomy interferes with gastric emptying. METHODOLOGY A prospective, self-pairing study was conducted on 29 patients selected according to appropriate inclusion and exclusion criteria. Gastric emptying time of solids and semisolids was determined before… CONTINUE READING