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Whether ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) therapy alters the long‐term clinical course of gallstones (GS) without stone dissolution… Expand BACKGROUND
The purpose of this study was to estimate the sensitivity and specificity of diagnostic tests for gallstones and acute… Expand Volume 1 SECTION 1 ANATOMY and PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: Surgical Anatomy and Anatomical Surgery of the Liver. The Biliary Tract and the… Expand CCK cholescintigrams were performed in 374 patients with recurrent postprandial right upper quadrant pain, biliary colic, and a… Expand Two-hundred ninety-eight patients with gallstones accompanied by mild or nonspecific symptoms, 123 with asymptomatic gallstones… Expand The complication rate in jejunoileal bypass for morbid obesity is unacceptably high. Gastric bypass is technically difficult. In… Expand A dose (3 g) of sodium ipodate used routinely in oral cholecystography caused a fall in serum 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine and a rise… Expand To define the relative merits of radiographic and ultrasonic cholecystography, we studied 208 randomly selected patients with… Expand A prospective study was designed to assess the accuracy of gray scale ultrasonography in the evaluation of cholelithiasis. A… Expand Abstract An American Indian population was investigated to determine the true prevalence of gallbladder disease, to examine its… Expand