Acute Cholecystitis

Known as: CHOLECYSTITIS ACUTE, Cholecystitis, Acute, Cholecystitis, Acute [Disease/Finding] 
Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is now accepted as a surgical procedure for acute cholecystitis when it is performed by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Since its publication in 2007, the Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis (TG07) have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
We propose a management strategy for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis according to the severity assessment. For Grade I (mild… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVE Acute cholecystitis is a common disease, and laparoscopic surgery is the standard of care. BACKGROUND Optimal timing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Cholecystectomy has been widely performed in the treatment of acute cholecystitis, and laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
CONTEXT Although few patients with acute abdominal pain will prove to have cholecystitis, ruling in or ruling out acute… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The role of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis is not yet clearly established. The aim of this prospective… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE A prospective randomized study was undertaken to compare early with delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
p < 0.00001) and for hydrops (28.5%) and empyema of the gallbladder (28.5%) ( p = 0.004). The difference in conversion between… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
p < 0.0001). Significantly more adhesions (20% versus 8%), more blood loss (48% versus 19%), a higher incidence of bile spillage… (More)
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