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 . 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].
KeywordsGastric Cancer Total Gastrectomy Gastric Resection Gastric Surgery Endoscopic Sphincterotomy
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