Cholecystitis

Thomas Adrian

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Abstract

Cholecystitis is usually caused by gallstones obstructing the cystic duct. Surgery is usually indicated when cholecystitis is accompanied by infection or inflammation to prevent recurrence. Although most patients with acute cholecystitis have a complete remission within 1-4 days, approximately 25-30% have a complication or otherwise require surgery .....

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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