Incidence of persistent symptoms after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective study.

@article{Luman1996IncidenceOP,
  title={Incidence of persistent symptoms after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective study.},
  author={Widjaja Luman and William H Adams and Sandra Nixon and I M Mcintyre and Dan Hamer-Hodges and Geoffrey Wilson and Kelvin R. Palmer},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1996},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={863-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the standard treatment for symptomatic gall stone disease. This study aimed to assess the effect of the operation on patients' symptoms. METHODS One hundred consecutive patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy between June 1994 and June 1995 were evaluated using standard questionnaires examining demographic details, indication for laparoscopic cholecystectomy, characteristics of pain, and other associated dyspeptic and colonic… CONTINUE READING

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