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Biliary Stones and Gastrectomy

  • Giovanni De Manzoni
  • Simone Giacopuzzi
  • Giuseppe Borzellino
  • Claudio Cordiano

Abstract

A possible association of biliary stones and gastric surgery has been hypothesised since the clinical observations of Majoor in 1947 on a series of 147 gastric resections for peptic ulcer [1]. Although the pathophysiology of such an association was not completely understood, vagotomy and neuro-hormonal changes after gastric resections were advocated and an 18% prevalence of new gall-stones was reported at 5 years follow up, 13.5% of which required a surgical treatment [2, 3].

Keywords

Gastric Cancer Total Gastrectomy Gastric Resection Gastric Surgery Endoscopic Sphincterotomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni De Manzoni
    • 1
  • Simone Giacopuzzi
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Borzellino
    • 1
  • Claudio Cordiano
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery University Hospital O.C.M. Borgo TrentoUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly

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