• Jameson L. Chassin


Patients suffering from acute chole?cystitis when cholecystectomy may be hazardous for technical reasons, espe?cially if the surgeon is inexperienced in operating on acute cholecystitis, or if the patient is a very poor risk.


Acute Cholecystitis Obstructive Jaundice Stab Wound Acute Cholangitis Poor Risk 
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  1. Gagic N, Frey CF (1975) The results of cholecystostomy for the treatment of acute cholecystitis. Surg Gynecol Obstet 140: 255PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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  1. 1.New York University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Booth Memorial Medical CenterFlushingUSA
  3. 3.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  4. 4.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Bellevue HospitalUSA

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