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(Acalculous cholecystitis)
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  • Cholecystectomy Vs. Cholecystostomy for the Management of Acute Cholecystitis in Elderly Patients. [Journal Article]
  • JGJ Gastrointest Surg 2018 Sep 17
  • Schlottmann F, Gaber C, … Charles AG
  • CONCLUSIONS: Elderly patients with both acalculous and calculous acute cholecystitis managed with CTP have higher incidences of post-procedural morbidity and mortality, and longer post-procedure length of hospital stay, as compared to cholecystectomy. Unless prohibitive surgical risks exist, elderly patients with acute cholecystitis should undergo cholecystectomy.
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