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  • The accuracy of ultrasonography for diagnosis of gallbladder polyps. [Journal Article]
    Radiography (Lond) 2019Lodhi A, Waite K, Alam I
  • CONCLUSIONS: These data show that US is an ineffective tool for GBP identification. The lack of prior operator exposure, imprecise nature of US and possible obstruction of images from underlying gallstone disease delivered a high rate of false positives.Surgical or oncological decisions regarding GBPs should not be based upon US findings alone as this would lead to unnecessary interventions. MRI should be investigated as an alternative imaging modality for GBP identification, as its differentiation of soft tissues could guide surgical management.
  • [Gallstone ileus as a cause of abdominal pain in the elderly patient]. [Case Reports]
    Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol 2020Magallanes Gamboa JO, Notario Barba V, Marcos Sánchez F
  • Gallstone ileus is a rare and potentially serious complication of cholelithiasis. It is defined as a mechanical intestinal obstruction secondary to the presence of a gallstone in the intestinal luz. The most frequent cause is impaction of the calculus in the ileum after passing through a bilioenteric fístula. It has a high morbidity and mortality rate, mainly due to the difficulty and delay in it…
  • Gallstones top to toe: what the radiologist needs to know. [Journal Article]
    Insights Imaging 2020; 11(1):13Murphy MC, Gibney B, … Bolster F
  • Gallstone-related disease can have significant associated morbidity and mortality worldwide. The incidence of gallstone-related disease in the Western world is on the increase. There are multiple different pathological manifestations of gallstone disease: the presentation, diagnosis and associated complications of which vary significantly depending on anatomical location. The role of imaging in g…
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