Ultrasonography, HIDA scintigraphy or both in the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis?


The benefit of early surgery for patients with acute cholecystitis is now accepted but rapid accurate pre-operative diagnosis is important and the single best investigation has not yet been clearly established. All 47 patients with suspected acute cholecystitis admitted to a district general hospital during a 6 month period underwent ultrasonic examination… (More)


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