Old man gallbladder syndrome: Gangrenous cholecystitis in the unsuspected patient population

@inproceedings{Dhir2015OldMG,
  title={Old man gallbladder syndrome: Gangrenous cholecystitis in the unsuspected patient population},
  author={Teena Dhir and Robert Schiowitz},
  booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Acute cholecystitis is a common surgical condition, but not many are aware of the serious complication of gangrenous cholecystitis (GC). Presence of GC increases patients' postoperative complications, morbidity and mortality. Predictive factors for GC include age >45, male gender, white blood cell count >13,000/mm3 and ultrasound findings of a negative Murphy's sign. CASE PRESENTATION (1) GW, 83 male with dull right upper quadrant pain and a negative Murphy's sign with further… CONTINUE READING
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