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Biliary tract operations: a personal series.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6774645     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A personal series of 600 consecutive operations on the gallbladder and bile ducts is reported, along with the clinical and radiographic findings, complications, and mortality. It can be concluded that surgical treatment of gallstone disease can be carried out with a high degree of preoperative accuracy in the diagnosis and with relative safety. Death can occur in longstanding, neglected, or complex disease in the elderly or diabetic patient.
Authors:
J M Garvey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American surgeon     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0003-1348     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Surg     Publication Date:  1980 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-11-20     Completed Date:  1980-11-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370522     Medline TA:  Am Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  514-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Biliary Tract / pathology
Biliary Tract Diseases / mortality,  pathology,  surgery*
Biliary Tract Surgical Procedures*
Child
Cholecystectomy / adverse effects
Cholecystitis / surgery
Cholecystography
Cholelithiasis / surgery
Common Bile Duct / surgery
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications

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