The risk of gallbladder cancer from polyps in a large multiethnic series.

@article{Aldouri2009TheRO,
  title={The risk of gallbladder cancer from polyps in a large multiethnic series.},
  author={Amer Qais Ibrahim Aldouri and Hassan Malik and J Waytt and Saboor Khan and Kannan Ranganathan and S Kummaraganti and William Hamilton and Simon P. L. Dexter and Krishna Menon and J. Peter A. Lodge and Kondragunta R Prasad and Giles John Toogood},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={48-51}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is assess whether patients with Indian ethnic background are at an increased risk of developing gallbladder cancer (GBC) if they have been diagnosed with ultrasonic abnormalities of the gallbladder. METHODS Between January 1998 and July 2006, 137,655 abdominal ultrasound examinations were performed in Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. After the exclusion of repeat scans and those performed for renal or pelvic disease, 71,431 reports were included in this… CONTINUE READING

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