Influence of timing on performance of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute biliary pancreatitis.


AIM Gallstone disease is the most common cause of acute pancreatitis. Cholecystectomy is mandatory to avoid recurrence of pancreatitis. Our objective was to evaluate the results of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in patients with gall-stone induced pancreatitis. METHODS All patients presenting to us within the time frame from February 2004 to June 2008… (More)


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