Letter to Editor: Routine Pathology and Postoperative Follow-Up are Not Cost-Effective in Cholecystectomy for Benign Gallbladder Disease

  • Pankaj Kumar GargEmail author
Letter to the Editor


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Conflict of interest

The author declares that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur HospitalUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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