Consultant Corner: Gallbladder Disease
Patients with acute biliary disease who require surgery may rapidly develop sepsis and decompensate. Optimizing them for surgery requires accurate diagnosis, adequate volume resuscitation, early appropriate antibiotic administration, use of other interventional modalities when indicated, and consideration of comorbid conditions.
KeywordsCholelithiasis Cholecystitis Cholangitis Gallstone pancreatitis Gallstone ileus
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