Open, small-incision, or laparoscopic cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis. An overview of Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group reviews.

@article{Keus2010OpenSO,
  title={Open, small-incision, or laparoscopic cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis. An overview of Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group reviews.},
  author={Frederik Keus and H. G. Gooszen and Cornelis Jhm van Laarhoven},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={1},
  pages={CD008318}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis are treated by three different techniques of cholecystectomy: open, small-incision, or laparoscopic. There is no overview on Cochrane systematic reviews on these three interventions. OBJECTIVES To summarise Cochrane reviews that assess the effects of different techniques of cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis. METHODS The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) was searched for all systematic… CONTINUE READING

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