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Intervention Protocol

Methods of management of high-risk surgical patients with acute cholecystitis

  1. Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy1,*,
  2. Yogesh Kumar2,
  3. Marwan Farouk3,
  4. Brian R Davidson1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group

Published Online: 23 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007088

How to Cite

Gurusamy KS, Kumar Y, Farouk M, Davidson BR. Methods of management of high-risk surgical patients with acute cholecystitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD007088. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007088.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal Free Hospital and University College School of Medicine, University Department of Surgery, London, UK

  2. 2

    Leeds Teaching hospital, General Surgery, Leeds, UK

  3. 3

    Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Surgery, Aylesbury, Buckinhamshire, UK

*Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy, University Department of Surgery, Royal Free Hospital and University College School of Medicine, 9th Floor, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG, UK. kurinchi2k@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 APR 2008

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To compare the benefits (temporary or permanent relief of symptoms) and harms (recurrence of symptoms, procedure-related morbidity) of different interventions in the management of elderly or high-risk individuals with symptomatic gallstones.