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Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for uncomplicated biliary colic

  1. Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy*,
  2. Rahul Koti,
  3. Giuseppe Fusai,
  4. Brian R Davidson

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group

Published Online: 30 JUN 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 14 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007196.pub3


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Gurusamy KS, Koti R, Fusai G, Davidson BR. Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for uncomplicated biliary colic. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD007196. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007196.pub3.

Author Information

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

*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 (conclusions changed)
  2. Published Online: 30 JUN 2013

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Salman 2005 {published data only}
  • Salman B, Yuksel O, Irkorucu O, Akyurek N, Tezcaner T, Dogan I, et al. Urgent laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the best management for biliary colic. A prospective randomized study of 75 cases. Digestive Surgery 2005;22(1-2):95-9.

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Gurusamy 2008
  • Gurusamy KS, Samraj K, Fusai G, Davidson BR. Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for biliary colic. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. [DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007196.pub2]