Intervention Review

Small-incision versus open cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis

  1. Frederik Keus1,*,
  2. J de Jong2,
  3. Hein G Gooszen3,
  4. C JHM Laarhoven4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group

Published Online: 18 OCT 2006

Assessed as up-to-date: 10 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004788.pub2

How to Cite

Keus F, de Jong J, Gooszen HG, Laarhoven CJHM. Small-incision versus open cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD004788. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004788.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Diakonessenhuis, Surgery, Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Maastro Clinic, Radiation Oncology, Maastricht, Netherlands

  3. 3

    University Medical Center, Department of Surgery G.04.228, GA Utrecht, Netherlands

  4. 4

    St. Elisabeth Hospital, Surgery, Tilburg, Netherlands

*Frederik Keus, Surgery, Diakonessenhuis, Bosboomstraat 1, Utrecht, Utrecht, 3582 KE, Netherlands.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 OCT 2006


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