23. Gallstone Disease

  1. John WD McDonald Professor of Medicine5,
  2. Andrew K Burroughs Professor of Hepatology Consultant Physician/Hepatologist6,
  3. Brian G Feagan Professor of Medicine5 and
  4. M Brian Fennerty Professor of Medicine7
  1. Laura VanderBeek1,
  2. Calvin HL Law2,3 and
  3. Véd R Tandan4

Published Online: 22 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch23

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

How to Cite

VanderBeek, L., Law, C. H. and Tandan, V. R. (2010) Gallstone Disease, in Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition (eds J. W. McDonald, A. K. Burroughs, B. G. Feagan and M. B. Fennerty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 6

    The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, and University College London, London, UK

  3. 7

    Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Portland, Oregon, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  4. 4

    Department of Surgery, St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181938

Online ISBN: 9781444314403

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Keywords:

  • Early endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography;
  • Elective laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy;
  • Further issues in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy;
  • Further issues in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy;
  • Elective laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy;
  • Asymptomatic cholelithiasis in the general population;
  • Group for Epidemiology and Prevention of Cholelithiasis (GREPCO);
  • Asymptomatic cholelithiasis in diabetic patients;
  • Asymptomatic cholelithiasis and the risk of cancer;
  • Porcelain gallbladder and risk of gallbladder cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Elective cholecystectomy

  • Elective laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy

  • Further issues in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy

  • Acute cholecystitis

  • Cholecystectomy via NOTES

  • Gallstone pancreatitis

  • Choledocholithiasis

  • References