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Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for people with acute cholecystitis

  1. Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy1,*,
  2. Christopher Davidson2,
  3. Christian Gluud3,
  4. Brian R Davidson1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group

Published Online: 30 JUN 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 17 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005440.pub3


How to Cite

Gurusamy KS, Davidson C, Gluud C, Davidson BR. Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for people with acute cholecystitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD005440. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005440.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal Free Campus, UCL Medical School, Department of Surgery, London, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Free Campus, UCL Medical School, London, London, UK

  3. 3

    Copenhagen Trial Unit, Centre for Clinical Intervention Research, Department 7812, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, The Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group, Copenhagen, Denmark

*Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy, Department of Surgery, Royal Free Campus, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Hospital,, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK. kurinchi2k@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 30 JUN 2013

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Davila 1999 {published data only}
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Yadav 2009 {published data only}
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Ghani 2005 {published data only}
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