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Acalculous Cholecystitis

  • Chanak J. ChantachoteEmail author
  • Samer Sbayi
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Abstract

Acalculous cholecystitis often is noted in critically ill patients and characterized by inflammation of the gallbladder (GB) in the absence of stones. Treatment options include a laparoscopic cholecystectomy (if clinically stable), or percutaneous cholecystostomy would be another option.

Keywords

Acalculous cholecystits Cholecystitis HIDA Percutaneous cholecystostomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Department of General SurgeryStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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