Value of laparoscopy in trauma ICU patients with suspected acute acalculous cholecystitis

Abstract

Patients who require prolonged intensive care following traumatic injuries are at risk for developing acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC). The diagnosis of AAC is often difficult to establish, resulting in increased morbidity and mortality in this critically ill population. We reasoned that diagnostic laparoscopy might provide a more accurate and timely… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00642431

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@article{Brandt1994ValueOL, title={Value of laparoscopy in trauma ICU patients with suspected acute acalculous cholecystitis}, author={Christopher P. Brandt and Paul P. Priebe and David G Jacobs}, journal={Surgical Endoscopy}, year={1994}, volume={8}, pages={361-365} }