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2016 WSES guidelines on acute calculous cholecystitis

Ansaloni, L and Pisano, M and Coccolini, F and Peitzmann, AB and Fingerhut, A and Catena, F and Agresta, F and Allegri, A and Bailey, I and Balogh, ZJ and Bendinelli, C and Biffl, W and Bonavina, L and Borzellino, G and Brunetti, F and Burlew, CC and Camapanelli, G and Campanile, FC and Ceresoli, M and Chiara, O and Civil, I and Coimbra, R and De Moya, M and Di Saverio, S and Fraga, GP and Gupta, S and Kashuk, J and Kelly, MD and Koka, V and Jeekel, H and Latifi, R and Leppaniemi, A and Maier, RV and Marzi, I and Moore, F and Piazzalunga, D and Sakakushev, B and Sartelli, M and Scalea, T and Stahel, PF and Taviloglu, K and Tugnoli, G and Uraneus, S and Velmahos, GC and Wani, I and Weber, DG and Viale, P and Sugrue, M and Ivatury, R and Kluger, Y and Gurusamy, KS and Moore, EE (2016) 2016 WSES guidelines on acute calculous cholecystitis. World Journal of Emergency Surgery, 11 (1).

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Acute calculus , is a very common disease with several area of uncertainty. The World Society of Emergency Surgery developed extensive guidelines in order to cover grey areas. The diagnostic criteria, the antimicrobial therapy, the evaluation of associated common bile duct stones, the identification of "high risk" patients, the surgical timing, the type of surgery, and the alternatives to surgery are discussed. Moreover the algorithm is proposed: as soon as diagnosis is made and after the evaluation of choledocholitiasis risk, laparoscopic cholecystectomy should be offered to all patients exception of those with high risk of morbidity or mortality. These Guidelines must be considered as an adjunctive tool for decision but they are not substitute of the clinical judgement for the individual patient.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
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Ansaloni, L
Pisano, M
Coccolini, F
Peitzmann, AB
Fingerhut, A
Catena, F
Agresta, F
Allegri, A
Bailey, I
Balogh, ZJ
Bendinelli, C
Biffl, W
Bonavina, L
Borzellino, G
Brunetti, F
Burlew, CC
Camapanelli, G
Campanile, FC
Ceresoli, M
Chiara, O
Civil, I
Coimbra, R
De Moya, M
Di Saverio, S
Fraga, GP
Gupta, S
Kashuk, J
Kelly, MD
Koka, V
Jeekel, H
Latifi, R
Leppaniemi, A
Maier, RV
Marzi, I
Moore, F
Piazzalunga, D
Sakakushev, B
Sartelli, M
Scalea, T
Stahel, PF
Taviloglu, K
Tugnoli, G
Uraneus, S
Velmahos, GC
Wani, I
Weber, DG
Viale, P
Sugrue, M
Ivatury, R
Kluger, Y
Gurusamy, KS
Moore, EE
Date: 14 June 2016
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Journal or Publication Title: World Journal of Emergency Surgery
Volume: 11
Number: 1
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1186/s13017-016-0082-5
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: School of Medicine > Surgery
Refereed: Yes
Article Type: Review
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2016 17:47
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2021 13:56


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