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Biliary Imaging for Gallstone Disease

  • Piers Dugdale
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Abstract

Medical imaging of the abdomen is of vital importance when assessing upper abdominal pain, both in the acute patient and in post-operative patients. It supports the clinical assessment and provides guidance when there is difficulty in evaluating the patient. Imaging allows the clinician to more accurately follow the outcomes of non-surgical treatment or the post-surgical course and intervene earlier or delay intervention if there is concern of complications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medical ImagingNepean HospitalSydneyAustralia

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