cholecystectomy

Summary

Summary: Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Third-generation cholecystectomy by natural orifices: transgastric and transvesical combined approach (with video)
    Carla Rolanda
    Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:111-7. 2007
  2. pmc The microbiological and clinical characteristics of invasive salmonella in gallbladders from cholecystectomy patients in kathmandu, Nepal
    Sabina Dongol
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal
    PLoS ONE 7:e47342. 2012
  3. ncbi A comparative study of postoperative adhesion formation after laparoscopic vs open cholecystectomy
    G Polymeneas
    Fifth Surgical Department, University of Athens, Evgenidion Hospital, Greece
    Surg Endosc 15:41-3. 2001
  4. ncbi Development of symptoms and complications in individuals with asymptomatic gallstones
    I Halldestam
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Linkoping, SE 58185 Linkoping, Sweden
    Br J Surg 91:734-8. 2004
  5. ncbi Intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
    David R Flum
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6410, USA
    JAMA 289:1639-44. 2003
  6. ncbi Complications following repair of extrahepatic bile duct injuries after blunt abdominal trauma
    J A Rodriguez-Montes
    Department of Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Autonoma University of Madrid School of Medicine, Spain
    World J Surg 25:1313-6. 2001
  7. pmc Statin use and the risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Gastroenterology 136:1593-600. 2009
  8. ncbi A comparison of the effect of total intravenous anaesthesia with propofol and remifentanil and inhalational anaesthesia with isoflurane on the release of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in patients undergoing open cholecystectomy
    J J Ke
    Department of Anesthesiology, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Hubei Province, Peoples Republic of China
    Anaesth Intensive Care 36:74-8. 2008
  9. pmc Diabetes mellitus, other medical conditions and familial history of cancer as risk factors for pancreatic cancer
    D T Silverman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Br J Cancer 80:1830-7. 1999
  10. pmc Gallstones and cholecystectomy in relation to risk of intra- and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    H Nordenstedt
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 106:1011-5. 2012

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  1. ncbi Third-generation cholecystectomy by natural orifices: transgastric and transvesical combined approach (with video)
    Carla Rolanda
    Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:111-7. 2007
    An isolated transgastric port has some limitations in performing transluminal endoscopic cholecystectomy. However, transvesical access to the peritoneal cavity has recently been reported to be feasible and safe.
  2. pmc The microbiological and clinical characteristics of invasive salmonella in gallbladders from cholecystectomy patients in kathmandu, Nepal
    Sabina Dongol
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal
    PLoS ONE 7:e47342. 2012
    ..Bile and tissue was obtained from 1,377 individuals undergoing cholecystectomy in Kathmandu to investigate the prevalence, characteristics and relevance of invasive Salmonella in the ..
  3. ncbi A comparative study of postoperative adhesion formation after laparoscopic vs open cholecystectomy
    G Polymeneas
    Fifth Surgical Department, University of Athens, Evgenidion Hospital, Greece
    Surg Endosc 15:41-3. 2001
    ..Therefore, we set out to evaluate adhesion formation following laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) compared with open cholecystectomy (OC)...
  4. ncbi Development of symptoms and complications in individuals with asymptomatic gallstones
    I Halldestam
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Linkoping, SE 58185 Linkoping, Sweden
    Br J Surg 91:734-8. 2004
    ..The identification of individuals likely to develop complications would be of benefit in clinical practice as elective cholecystectomy could then be performed.
  5. ncbi Intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
    David R Flum
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6410, USA
    JAMA 289:1639-44. 2003
    Intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) may decrease the risk of common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy by helping to avoid misidentification of the CBD.
  6. ncbi Complications following repair of extrahepatic bile duct injuries after blunt abdominal trauma
    J A Rodriguez-Montes
    Department of Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Autonoma University of Madrid School of Medicine, Spain
    World J Surg 25:1313-6. 2001
    ..We defend the use of long duration (6 to 9 months) transanastomotic stents...
  7. pmc Statin use and the risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Gastroenterology 136:1593-600. 2009
    ..Statins also prevent the formation of gallstones in animal studies, although the effect of statins on human gallstone disease has been controversial...
  8. ncbi A comparison of the effect of total intravenous anaesthesia with propofol and remifentanil and inhalational anaesthesia with isoflurane on the release of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in patients undergoing open cholecystectomy
    J J Ke
    Department of Anesthesiology, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Hubei Province, Peoples Republic of China
    Anaesth Intensive Care 36:74-8. 2008
    ..inhalational technique) on changes in pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine levels during open cholecystectomy. Forty ASA PS I-II patients undergoing open cholecystectomy were randomly assigned to two groups...
  9. pmc Diabetes mellitus, other medical conditions and familial history of cancer as risk factors for pancreatic cancer
    D T Silverman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Br J Cancer 80:1830-7. 1999
    ..to evaluate the aetiologic role of several medical conditions/interventions, including diabetes mellitus, cholecystectomy, ulcer/gastrectomy and allergic states. We also evaluated risk associated with family history of cancer...
  10. pmc Gallstones and cholecystectomy in relation to risk of intra- and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    H Nordenstedt
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 106:1011-5. 2012
    ..The aetiology is largely unknown, and the potential roles of gallstones and gall bladder removal (cholecystectomy) need to be addressed in a large study with a long follow-up.
  11. ncbi Biliary complications secondary to post-cholecystectomy clip migration: a review of 69 cases
    Vui Heng Chong
    Endoscopy Unit, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, BA 1710 Brunei Darussalam
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:688-96. 2010
    Post-cholecystectomy clip migration (PCCM) is rare and can lead to complications which include clip-related biliary stones. Most have been reported as case reports. This study reviews cases of clip migration reported in the literatures.
  12. ncbi Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy--a new advantage of gallbladder surgery
    Zarko Rasić
    University Department of Surgery, Sveti Duh General Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 34:595-8. 2010
    In this study is demonstrated our experience in single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILS), compared to standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  13. ncbi NOTES cholecystectomy: matched-pair analysis comparing the transvaginal hybrid and conventional laparoscopic techniques in a series of 216 patients
    Carsten Zornig
    Department of Surgery, Israelitisches Krankenhaus, Orchideenstieg 14, 22297, Hamburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 25:1822-6. 2011
    ..We have developed a technique of transvaginal hybrid NOTES cholecystectomy (TVC) that leaves no visible scar and is applicable to daily use...
  14. ncbi Relationship of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease with cholecystectomy in the US population
    Constance E Ruhl
    Social and Scientific Systems, Inc, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:952-8. 2013
    ..We investigated the association of gallstones and cholecystectomy with NAFLD in a large, national, population-based study.
  15. ncbi Association between cholecystectomy for gallstone disease and risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    Norberto C Chavez-Tapia
    Liver Research Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City
    Ann Hepatol 11:85-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to analyse the relationship between cholecystectomy for gallstone disease and risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
  16. ncbi Timing of cholecystectomy after mild biliary pancreatitis: a systematic review
    Mark C van Baal
    Department of Operating Room Evidence Based Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 255:860-6. 2012
    To determine the risk of recurrent biliary events in the period after mild biliary pancreatitis but before interval cholecystectomy and to determine the safety of cholecystectomy during the index admission.
  17. pmc Sex as a factor in conversion from laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open surgery
    Serdar Yol
    Department of General Surgery, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Akyokus, Konya, Turkey
    JSLS 10:359-63. 2006
    Although laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the standard treatment for symptomatic gallbladder diseases, conversion to open surgery is required in a substantial proportion of patients...
  18. ncbi Cholecystectomy and risk of pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Genlai Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Cancer Causes Control 23:59-67. 2012
    Data from epidemiological studies related to the association of cholecystectomy and pancreatic cancer (PaC) risk are inconsistent. We conducted a meta-analysis of observational studies to explore this relationship.
  19. ncbi Effect of intravenous midazolam premedication on postoperative nausea and vomiting after cholecystectomy
    Seied Morteza Heidari
    Department of Anesthesia, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 42:77-80. 2004
    ..In the present study the effect of intravenous midazolam premedication on the incidence and severity of PONV was investigated in a sample of adult patients undergoing anesthesia for cholecystectomy.
  20. ncbi Surgical treatment of gallstones
    Kurinchi S Gurusamy
    Department of Surgery, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 39:229-44, viii. 2010
    Currently there is no evidence for prophylactic cholecystectomy to prevent gallstone formation (grade B)...
  21. ncbi Radical lymph node dissection for gallbladder cancer: indications and limitations
    Yoshio Shirai
    Division of Digestive and General Surgery, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Niigata City, 951 8510 Japan
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 16:221-32. 2007
    ..Extended resection with extensive lymphadenectomy should be limited to expert surgeons because it may cause serious morbidity and mortality...
  22. ncbi Risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a case-control study in China
    Lian yuan Tao
    Department of General Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Liver Int 30:215-21. 2010
    ..The risk factors for cholangiocarcinoma are incompletely defined in China, especially for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC). We evaluated the risk factors for both ICC and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ECC)...
  23. ncbi Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis: a clinicopathological study from a tertiary care health institution
    P B S Kansakar
    Departments of General Surgery, Kasturba Kedical College, Manipal, India
    Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 6:472-5. 2008
    ..Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis is an unusual and destructive form of chronic cholecystitis and is indistinguishable from other forms of cholecystitis which makes preoperative diagnosis and surgery difficult...
  24. ncbi Gall bladder carcinoma in patients undergoing cholecystectomy for cholelithiasis
    Abdul Samad
    Department of Surgery, Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad, Sindh
    J Pak Med Assoc 55:497-9. 2005
    To determine the proportion and timing for suspecting the diagnosis of gall bladder carcinoma in patients undergoing cholecystectomy for cholelithiasis.
  25. ncbi Iatrogenic bile duct injury: a population-based study of 152 776 cholecystectomies in the Swedish Inpatient Registry
    Anne Waage
    Department of Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, 14186 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Surg 141:1207-13. 2006
    Older age, male sex, and low yearly hospital volume of cholecystectomy may increase the risk of bile duct injury (BDI), whereas the use of intraoperative cholangiography may decrease the risk...
  26. ncbi Evaluation of preoperative risk factors for converting laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy
    Nathan W Lee
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Am Surg 78:831-3. 2012
    Performing laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) always carries the risk of having to convert from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy (LOC)...
  27. ncbi Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) transvaginal cholecystectomy in a morbidly obese patient
    Luis Decarli
    Department of Surgery, Hospital Irmandade Santa Casa da Misericordia, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Obes Surg 18:886-9. 2008
    ..The first case of NOTES transvaginal cholecystectomy in a morbid obese patient in the literature is described...
  28. ncbi Transgastric cholecystectomy: transgastric accessibility to the gallbladder improved with the SEMF method and a novel multibending therapeutic endoscope
    Kazuki Sumiyama
    Developmental Endoscopy Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:1028-34. 2007
    Transgastric cholecystectomy is thought to technically and anatomically challenge a single entry flexible endoscopic approach.
  29. ncbi Current management of postoperative complications and benign biliary strictures
    Guido Costamagna
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 13:635-48, ix. 2003
    ..Such complications are most frequent after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Bile leaks and bile duct strictures are the two main biliary injuries...
  30. ncbi Factors influencing urinary tract retention after elective open cholecystectomy
    J G Petros
    Department of Surgery, St Elizabeth s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02135
    Surg Gynecol Obstet 174:497-500. 1992
    We studied a retrospective cohort of 360 consecutive patients who had undergone elective cholecystectomy using general endotracheal anesthesia to determine risk factors associated with postoperative retention of the urinary tract...
  31. ncbi Transgastric hybrid cholecystectomy
    B Dallemagne
    Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, University Hospital of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
    Br J Surg 96:1162-6. 2009
    ..Preliminary results of transvaginal cholecystectomy in women and associated technical issues have been described...
  32. ncbi Intraperitoneal application of bupivacaine plus morphine for pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    J Hernández-Palazón
    Department of Anaesthesia, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 20:891-6. 2003
    ..with an opioid, for the relief of postoperative pain, has already been reported except after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This study was aimed at assessing the analgesic effect of the intraperitoneal administration of bupivacaine ..
  33. ncbi Hemodynamic and pulmonary changes during open, carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum and abdominal wall-lifting cholecystectomy. A prospective, randomized study
    G Galizia
    Department of Surgical Sciences, General and Hepato Biliary Surgery Unit, Second University of Naples School of Medicine, c o II Policlinico, Ed 17, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Surg Endosc 15:477-83. 2001
    Carbon dioxide (CO2) pneumoperitoneum effects are still controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate cardiopulmonary changes in patients subjected to different surgical procedures for cholecystectomy.
  34. ncbi Diabetes mellitus and the risk of cholecystectomy
    Michael Bodmer
    Emergency Department, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Dig Liver Dis 43:742-7. 2011
    Whether diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased risk of cholecystectomy remains controversial.
  35. ncbi Cardiopulmonary and immunologic effects of transvaginal natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery cholecystectomy compared with laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a porcine survival model
    Kosuke Suzuki
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:1241-8. 2010
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  36. ncbi Risk factors for conversion during laparoscopic cholecystectomy - experiences from a general teaching hospital
    H J J van der Steeg
    Department of Surgery, Maxima Medical Centre, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Scand J Surg 100:169-73. 2011
    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the gold standard for treating symptomatic cholelithiasis. Conversion, however, is sometimes necessary...
  37. ncbi Completely transvaginal NOTES cholecystectomy using magnetically anchored instruments
    Daniel J Scott
    Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:2308-16. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform transvaginal cholecystectomies using instruments incorporated into a magnetic anchoring and guidance system (MAGS)...
  38. ncbi A case-control study of single-incision versus standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Stephen Kin Yong Chang
    Hepato Pancreato Biliary Division, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore, 119074, Singapore
    World J Surg 35:289-93. 2011
    Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) has been increasingly performed recently...
  39. ncbi Surgical treatment and outcome of iatrogenic bile duct lesions after cholecystectomy and the impact of different clinical classification systems
    H Bektas
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, D 30625 Hanover, Germany
    Br J Surg 94:1119-27. 2007
    Different injury patterns of iatrogenic bile duct lesions after cholecystectomy have prompted the proposal of several different clinical classification systems. The aim of this study was to validate these systems comparatively.
  40. ncbi Bile duct injuries associated with laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy: an 11-year experience in one institute
    Theodoros Diamantis
    First Surgical Department, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko Hospital, 17 Aghiou Thoma Street, GR 115 27, Athens, Greece
    Surg Today 35:841-5. 2005
    Bile duct injury (BDI) represents the most serious complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
  41. ncbi Preemptive use of gabapentin significantly decreases postoperative pain and rescue analgesic requirements in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Chandra Kant Pandey
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Biostatistics, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    Can J Anaesth 51:358-63. 2004
    To evaluate the comparative preemptive effects of gabapentin and tramadol on postoperative pain and fentanyl requirement in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  42. ncbi Transvaginal natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery cholecystectomy: early evolution of the technique
    Andrew A Gumbs
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Surg 249:908-12. 2009
    ..After safely performing laparoscopically-assisted transvaginal cholecystectomy in an IACUC-approved porcine model, we embarked on an IRB-approved protocol to ultimately perform a pure ..
  43. ncbi Influence of resident and attending surgeon seniority on operative performance in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    David S Kauvar
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, San Antonio, Texas 78324, USA
    J Surg Res 132:159-63. 2006
    Resident participation in laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is important for education but increases the time of operation...
  44. ncbi Transvaginal rigid-hybrid NOTES cholecystectomy: evaluation in routine clinical practice
    G R Linke
    Department of Surgery, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Endoscopy 42:571-5. 2010
    b>Cholecystectomy using a rigid-hybrid transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) approach (tvNCC) reduces abdominal wall incisions and might decrease surgical trauma by combining endoluminal access and ..
  45. ncbi Lymph nodal involvement as prognostic factor in gallbladder cancer: location, count or ratio?
    Sanjay Singh Negi
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, 110060, India
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1017-25. 2011
    ..Controversy exists regarding optimal categorization of nodal status, and no study has investigated the relevance of metastatic to examined nodes ratio (LNR) in these patients...
  46. ncbi Cholecystectomy in patients with asymptomatic gallstones to prevent gall bladder cancer--the case against
    V K Kapoor
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 226 014, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 25:152-4. 2006
    ..indicate that the risk of GBC in persons with asymptomatic GS is very small and does not warrant prophylactic cholecystectomy. Can these recommendations be applied to northern India where incidence rates of GBC are one of the highest ..
  47. ncbi Gallstone abscess: a delayed complication of spilled gallstone after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Mohd Khalid
    Department of Radio Diagnosis, JN Medical College, AMU, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Emerg Radiol 16:227-9. 2009
    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the preferred method of treatment of cholelithiasis since its inception in 1987...
  48. ncbi Hybrid NOTES transvaginal cholecystectomy: operative and long-term results after 18 cases
    Raffaele Pugliese
    General Surgery and Videolaparoscopy Unit, AIMS, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162, Milan, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:241-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyse operative and long-term results of a series of hybrid transvaginal cholecystectomy.
  49. ncbi Patient attitudes and expectations regarding natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System and Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1519-25. 2009
    ..Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) has theoretical patient advantages. Because public attitude toward NOTES will influence its adoption, this study aimed to assess patients' opinions regarding the NOTES procedure...
  50. ncbi NOTES: Transvaginal endoscopic cholecystectomy in humans-preliminary report of a case series
    Chinnusamy Palanivelu
    GEM Hospital and Postgraduate Institute, Coimbatore, India
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:843-7. 2009
    ..The transvaginal approach to endoscopic cholecystectomy is one such technique, which we present here as a small series.
  51. ncbi Error traps and vasculo-biliary injury in laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy
    Steven M Strasberg
    Section of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, 1 Barnes Hospital Plaza, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:284-92. 2008
    ..Another error trap -- the "fundus-down" cholecystectomy has been associated with injuries in which the vascular component of the injury has been even more serious ..
  52. ncbi Long-term results and risk factors influencing outcome of major bile duct injuries following cholecystectomy
    S C Schmidt
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Germany
    Br J Surg 92:76-82. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate management and short- and long-term outcomes of patients with major complications after cholecystectomy.
  53. ncbi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus mini-laparotomy cholecystectomy: a meta-analysis of randomised control trials
    Sanjay Purkayastha
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Surg Endosc 21:1294-300. 2007
    To use meta-analytic techniques to compare peri-operative and short term post-operative outcomes for patients undergoing cholecystectomy via the laparoscopic or mini-open approach.
  54. ncbi Predictive value and main determinants of abnormal features of intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy
    Shahram Yousefpour Azary
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Taleghani Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 10:308-12. 2011
    ..The current study aimed to address the main determinants of CBD stone diagnosis in IOC among an Iranian population...
  55. ncbi Hospital volume as a predictor for undergoing cholecystectomy after admission for acute biliary pancreatitis
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pancreas 39:e42-7. 2010
    We explored whether admission volumes for cholecystectomy (CCY) and pancreatitis were associated with receiving CCY after hospitalization for acute biliary pancreatitis (ABP).
  56. ncbi Comparison of postoperative hepatic function between laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy
    Sefik Hasukic
    Department of Surgery, University Clinical Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia Herzegovina
    Med Princ Pract 14:147-50. 2005
    In this prospective study, we evaluated the effects of pneumoperitoneum on hepatic function during laparoscopic (LC) and open cholecystectomy (OC).
  57. ncbi Is routine histological examination of gall bladder specimens justifiable?
    M I M De Zoysa
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Ceylon Med J 55:13-6. 2010
    ..To assess the safety of confining histological examination to gall bladders with radiological and macroscopic features suggestive of cancer...
  58. ncbi Gallbladder pathology in morbid obesity
    George W Dittrick
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Obes Surg 15:238-42. 2005
    ..Obese patients are at increased risk for biliary disease. The prevalence and type of gallbladder pathology in morbidly obese patients was evaluated, and compared with a non-obese control group...
  59. ncbi UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1 gene promoter polymorphism is associated with increased serum bilirubin levels and cholecystectomy in patients with sickle cell anemia
    K Y Fertrin
    Clin Genet 64:160-2. 2003
  60. ncbi Laparoscopic vs. open cholecystectomy for cirrhotic patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Yao Cheng
    Department of Bile Duct Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Sichuan Province, China
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1727-34. 2012
    To compare the safety and effectiveness of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) versus open cholecystectomy (OC) for cirrhotic patients.
  61. ncbi Bile duct of Luschka leading to bile leak after cholecystectomy--revisiting the biliary anatomy
    K Sharif
    Liver Unit, Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, England, UK
    J Pediatr Surg 38:E21-3. 2003
    ..they do not drain any liver parenchyma, they can be a source of bile leak or biliary peritonitis after cholecystectomy in both adults and children, as shown in this case report...
  62. pmc Menopausal hormone therapy and risk of cholecystectomy: a prospective study based on the French E3N cohort
    Antoine Racine
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale INSERM, the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health and Université Paris Sud, Villejuif, France
    CMAJ 185:555-61. 2013
    Studies in the United States and the United Kingdom have reported an increased risk of cholecystectomy among women exposed to menopausal hormone therapy, but with substantial heterogeneity between types of hormone treatments...
  63. ncbi Conversion of laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy in the current era of laparoscopic surgery
    Viet H Le
    Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 78:1392-5. 2012
    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the gold standard treatment for benign gallbladder pathologies. In certain circumstances, the procedure must be converted to open to safely complete the operation...
  64. ncbi Open, small-incision, or laparoscopic cholecystectomy for patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis. An overview of Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group reviews
    Frederik Keus
    Surgery, University Medical Center St Radboud, Geert Grooteplein Zuid 16, Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands, 6525 GA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2010
    Patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis are treated by three different techniques of cholecystectomy: open, small-incision, or laparoscopic. There is no overview on Cochrane systematic reviews on these three interventions.
  65. pmc Cholecystectomy and sphincterotomy in patients with mild acute biliary pancreatitis in Sweden 1988 - 2003: a nationwide register study
    Birger Sandzén
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences Surgery, Umea University Hospital, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:80. 2009
    ..Epidemiological data concerning timing of cholecystectomy and sphincterotomy in patients with first attack of mild acute biliary pancreatitis (MABP) are scarce...
  66. ncbi National trends in the management and survival of surgically managed gallbladder adenocarcinoma over 15 years: a population-based analysis
    Skye C Mayo
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Harvey 611, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1578-91. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate compliance with these recommendations and to assess trends in the management and survival of patients with GBA...
  67. ncbi Bile duct injury during cholecystectomy requiring delayed liver transplantation: a case report and literature review
    Didem Oncel
    Department of General Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Unit, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 209:355-9. 2006
    Major bile duct injury during cholecystectomy represents potentially severe complications with unpredictable long-term results...
  68. ncbi Race is a predictor of in-hospital mortality after cholecystectomy, especially in those with portal hypertension
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:1146-54. 2008
    b>Cholecystectomy is the most frequently performed gastrointestinal surgery in the United States...
  69. ncbi Transvaginal-hybrid vs. single-port-access vs. 'conventional' laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective observational study
    Maik Kilian
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Charite Campus Mitte, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 396:709-15. 2011
    ..The most frequently performed procedure using these new developments is cholecystectomy. Few studies compare more than one 'new' method with the 'golden standard' of laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  70. ncbi Reported effects in randomized controlled trials were compared with those of nonrandomized trials in cholecystectomy
    Dirk Mueller
    Institute for Research in Operative Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Cologne, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1082-90. 2010
    ..RCTs and nRCTs were compared using the example of laparoscopic vs. open cholecystectomy (LC vs. OC).
  71. ncbi Do we need histology for a normal-looking gallbladder?
    George Bazoua
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, South Wales, NP20 2UB, UK
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:564-8. 2007
    Gallbladder cancer (GBC) is a rare malignancy with poor overall prognosis. Simple cholecystectomy is curative if the cancer is limited to mucosa. We aimed here to investigate the need for routine histological examination of gallbladder.
  72. ncbi Early cholecystectomy for mild to moderate gallstone pancreatitis shortens hospital stay
    David K Rosing
    Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:762-6. 2007
    The timing of cholecystectomy in gallstone pancreatitis remains controversial...
  73. ncbi [Haemobilia in the course of acenocoumarol overdosage in patient with cholelithiasis--case report]
    Andrzej Prystupa
    Katedra i Klinika Chorób Wewnetrznych Akademii Medycznej, im Feliksa Skubiszewskiego w Lublinie
    Przegl Lek 64:314-5. 2007
    ..b>Cholecystectomy was carried out. The cut section of gall bladder showed stone, haemolysed blood and blood clots...
  74. pmc Is there any justification for the routine histological examination of straightforward cholecystectomy specimens?
    B Darmas
    Department of General Surgery, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:238-41. 2007
    Gall bladder carcinoma is a rare malignancy that carries a very poor prognosis. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is established as the gold-standard treatment for symptomatic gall stones...
  75. ncbi Timing of cholecystectomy after mild biliary pancreatitis
    O J Bakker
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 98:1446-54. 2011
    The aim of the study was to evaluate recurrent biliary events as a consequence of delay in cholecystectomy following mild biliary pancreatitis.
  76. ncbi Is cholecystectomy necessary after endoscopic treatment of bile duct stones in patients older than 80 years of age?
    Takaharu Yasui
    Department of Surgery and Oncology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 47:65-70. 2012
    Although patients with cholecystocholedocholithiasis are generally referred to cholecystectomy after endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) and common bile duct clearance, we often have a conflict whether cholecystectomy is necessary in very ..
  77. ncbi Advantages of multidisciplinary management of bile duct injuries occurring during cholecystectomy
    Gennaro Nuzzo
    Department of Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery Unit, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Am J Surg 195:763-9. 2008
    The aim of the present study was to highlight the advantages of treatment of bile duct injury (BDI) occurring during cholecystectomy on the basis of a multidisciplinary cooperation of expert surgeons, radiologists, and endoscopists.
  78. ncbi Early cholecystectomy and ERCP are associated with reduced readmissions for acute biliary pancreatitis: a nationwide, population-based study
    Geoffrey C Nguyen
    Mount Sinai Hospital, Division of Gastroenterology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 75:47-55. 2012
    b>Cholecystectomy is recommended during hospitalizations for acute biliary pancreatitis (ABP).
  79. ncbi Liver resection and transplantation in the management of iatrogenic biliary injury
    B N J Thomson
    Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    World J Surg 31:2363-9. 2007
    Biliary injury during cholecystectomy can be managed successfully by biliary reconstruction in the majority of patients; however, a proportion of patients may require hepatic resection or even liver transplantation.
  80. ncbi Gallstones, a cholecystectomy, chronic pancreatitis, and the risk of subsequent pancreatic cancer in diabetic patients: a population-based cohort study
    Hsueh Chou Lai
    School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, 404, Taiwan
    J Gastroenterol 48:721-7. 2013
    ..This study examined whether gallstones, a cholecystectomy, chronic pancreatitis and the treatment of antidiabetic agents affect the risk of subsequent pancreatic ..
  81. ncbi How do bile duct injuries sustained during laparoscopic cholecystectomy differ from those during open cholecystectomy?
    A Chaudhary
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gobind Ballabh Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:187-91. 2001
    Bile duct injuries sustained during laparoscopic cholecystectomy differ from those of open cholecystectomy. The authors conducted a retrospective analysis of their experience with 124 major bile duct injuries to identify these differences.
  82. pmc Does using a laparoscopic approach to cholecystectomy decrease the risk of surgical site infection?
    Chesley Richards
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Surg 237:358-62. 2003
    To assess the impact of laparoscopy on surgical site infections (SSIs) following cholecystectomy in a large population of patients.
  83. pmc Gallstones, cholecystectomy, and the risk for developing pancreatic cancer
    E S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 86:1081-4. 2002
    We examined the relation between gallstones, cholecystectomy, and the development of pancreatic cancer in the Nurses' Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study...
  84. ncbi Risk of pancreatic cancer associated with cholelithiasis, cholecystectomy, or gastrectomy
    L Gullo
    Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, St. Orsola Hospital, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 41:1065-8. 1996
    Current data regarding an association between cholelithiasis, cholecystectomy, or gastrectomy and pancreatic cancer are conflicting...
  85. ncbi Biliary tract injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: three case reports and literature review
    D Parmeggiani
    Second University of Naples, Dpt of Emergency Surgery
    G Chir 31:16-9. 2010
    Biliary tract injuries (BTI) represent the most serious and potentially life-threatening complication of cholecystectomy. During open cholecystectomies (OC), the prevalence of bile duct injuries has been estimated at only 0.1-0.2%...
  86. ncbi Cholelithiasis, cholecystectomy, and liver disease
    George N Ioannou
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1364-73. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether persons with cholelithiasis or a history of cholecystectomy were more likely to have elevated serum liver enzymes or to develop cirrhosis.
  87. ncbi Completion radical surgery after cholecystectomy for accidentally undiagnosed gallbladder carcinoma
    Takayuki Toyonaga
    Department of Surgery and Oncology, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    World J Surg 27:266-71. 2003
    Survival time of 73 patients with undiagnosed gallbladder carcinoma incidentally found after cholecystectomy treated between 1982 and 2000 was evaluated in relation to various variables, with special reference to the significance of the ..
  88. ncbi Accurate staging for gallbladder cancer: implications for surgical therapy and pathological assessment
    Hiromichi Ito
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 254:320-5. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the significance of tumor involvement of the liver in early T-stage tumors and lymph node (LN) metastases on outcome after R0 resection of gallbladder cancer (GBCA)...
  89. ncbi Pseudoaneurysm of the cystic artery: a diagnostic dilemma and rare cause of haemobilia
    M R Joyce
    Ir J Med Sci 175:81. 2006
  90. ncbi An observational study of cholecystectomy in patients receiving tegaserod
    Allen Brinker
    Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD 20993, USA
    Drug Saf 30:581-8. 2007
    Registrational studies of patients treated with tegaserod for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) suggest an increased risk for cholecystectomy versus treatment with placebo.
  91. ncbi Cholecystectomy in patients with prior ventriculoperitoneal shunts
    Emad Allam
    Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University Medical Center, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Am J Surg 201:503-7. 2011
    There is little published evidence regarding intraoperative and postoperative complications in patients with ventriculoperitoneal shunts who undergo cholecystectomy.
  92. ncbi Post-cholecystectomy quality of life: a prospective multicenter cohort study of its associations with preoperative functional status and patient demographics
    Hon Yi Shi
    Graduate Institute of Healthcare Administration, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1651-8. 2009
    This study analyzed patient demographics and preoperative functional status for associations with post-cholecystectomy quality of life (QOL).
  93. ncbi Transvaginal endoscopic cholecystectomy using a simple magnetic traction system
    Yong Beom Cho
    Department of Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:174-8. 2011
    ..The magnetic traction system provides vigorous, multi-axial traction as required for the cholecystectomy procedure. There were no complications during the procedure other than minor bleeding from the liver bed...
  94. pmc Prediction of conversion of laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open surgery with artificial neural networks
    Changiz Gholipour
    Department of General Surgery, Sinaea Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences Tabriz, Iran
    BMC Surg 9:13. 2009
    The intent of this study was to predict conversion of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) to open surgery employing artificial neural networks (ANN).
  95. ncbi Influence of laparoscopic cholecystectomy on the prevalence of operations for gallstones in Norway
    Gustav Pedersen
    Department of Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Surg 168:464-9. 2002
    ..are regional differences in the number of operations for gallstone disease; to compare these with those of other countries, and to discuss possible causative factors with special reference to introduction of laparocopic cholecystectomy.
  96. ncbi [Analysis of factors for conversion of laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy: a prospective study of 703 patients with acute cholecystitis]
    Luis C Dominguez
    Departamento de Cirugia, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogota, Colombia
    Cir Esp 89:300-6. 2011
    Conversions to open surgery during laparoscopic cholecystectomy are performed in 20% of patients with acute cholecystitis, and are associated with increased morbidity and costs...
  97. ncbi Comparison of postoperative pulmonary function tests after cholecystectomy performed through Kocher's incision and mini-incision
    Khursheed Alam Wani
    Department of General Surgery, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinigar, Kashmir, India
    Int Surg 87:94-8. 2002
    Comparative pulmonary function after cholecystectomy performed through Kocher's incision and mini-incision were evaluated. One hundred patients were included and systematically divided into two groups of 50 each...
  98. ncbi Adhesion formation with open versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy: an immunologic and histologic study
    Gy Szabó
    Department of Operative Techniques and Surgical Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt 98, Debrecen, Hungary
    Surg Endosc 21:253-7. 2007
    This randomized study aimed to compare the reaction of the immune system to the process of postoperative adhesion formation after open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  99. ncbi Cholecystectomy for asymptomatic gallstones can reduce gall bladder cancer mortality in northern Indian women
    K M Mohandas
    Department of Digestive Diseases and Clinical Nutrition, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai 400 012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 25:147-51. 2006
    ..trials are lacking, prospective population-based data from low-risk and high-risk regions reveal that cholecystectomy reduces the mortality from GBC...
  100. ncbi Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on outcome of cholecystectomy in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    D Foschi
    Department of S Siro Clinical Institute, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Br J Surg 93:1383-9. 2006
    ..Although surgery is performed routinely on patients receiving HAART, the effect of this treatment on surgical outcome has not been examined in detail...
  101. ncbi Conversion of laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis: artificial neural networks improve the prediction of conversion
    Samuel Eldar
    Department of Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    World J Surg 26:79-85. 2002
    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is now also performed for acute cholecystitis...

Research Grants49

  1. Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping Training Simulator using Virtual Reality and Haptics
    P Pat Banerjee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with a simulator for capsulorhexis during cataract surgery funded by NEI, and is working on open cholecystectomy. Selection of the particular cerebral aneurysm for simulation...
  2. Comparative Effectiveness of Novel Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
    Juliane Bingener-Casey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A randomized blinded study of the new single-port and the standard four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy (a procedure performed for more than 750,000 patients/year) will serve as the model to evaluate the ..
  3. Surgical Site and Clostridium difficile Infections after Ambulatory Surgery
    Margaret A Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, after breast conserving surgery, hernia repair, and cholecystectomy, three common procedures performed in ASCs, 2) identify facility- and patient-level factors associated with ..
  4. Evaluating Predictors &Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (EPISOD)
    Peter B Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The diagnosis is often considered in patients with biliary-type pain who have previously undergone cholecystectomy. The Evaluating Predictors &Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (EPISOD) trial is a ..
  5. Improved Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    KEITH LIPFORD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..it could be transformed into one that is done primarily laparoscopically, similar to what occurred with cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder)...
  6. THE UNSUSPECTED SMALL STONE STUDY (USSS)
    James DiSario; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..for patients with unsuspected small BDS found at intraoperative cholangiography (10C) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), compared to conventional therapy with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and ..
  7. ROLE OF THE GALLBLADDER IN PATHOGENESIS OF GALLSTONES
    LESTER WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 1991
    Gallstones (GS) are a significant health problem with cholecystectomy the most common abdominal operation in many hospitals...
  8. EVALUATION OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY
    Stanley Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Randomized controlled clinical trial of laparoscopic cholecystectomy with laparoscopic common bile duct exploration versus endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with ..
  9. Registered Ultrasound-Endoscope
    Sharif Razzaque; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We are focusing initially on laparoscopic cholecystectomy for deployment of the technology, but we are by no means limited to it;this system could be adapted to any ..
  10. Medical History, Medications, and Pancreatic Cancer Risk
    MARGARET MANDELSON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..c. History of peptic ulcer disease and/or infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). d. History of cholecystectomy and/or cholelithiasis. 2...
  11. PHASE III TRIAL--LAPAROSCOPIC COLECTOMY FOR COLON CANCER
    Heidi Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, an example of minimal access resective surgery has rapidly become the preferred surgical approach to ..
  12. NEUROPSYCH DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLY UNDERGOING SURGERY
    MARION GOLDSTEIN ZUCKER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..surgery, all performed under general anesthesia, will be studied: (1) TJR (=total joint replacement: (2) cholecystectomy and (3) inguinal hernia repair. The study Ss. will range in all from 55 years to those of 75 years and older...
  13. Data-driven Real-Time Surgical Simulation from Reality-based Soft-tissue Models
    JAYDEV DESAI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..specific procedures, namely, incisional liver biopsy (to demonstrate probing and cutting) and laparoscopic cholecystectomy (to demonstrate dissection and electrocautery)...
  14. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHOLECYSTECTOMY AND ASCENDING COLON
    Lewis Kuller; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..b>Cholecystectomy has been shown to alter bile acid metabolism...
  15. CASE-CONTROL STUDY OF CANCER OF EXTRAHEPATIC BILE DUCT
    Chung cheng Hsieh; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..to be studied for cancer of the extrahepatic bile duct include association with ulcerative colitis, cholecystectomy, benign disorders of the bile ducts, female hormone use, diet, and occupation...
  16. OBESITY, LEPTIN AND GALLSTONE PATHOGENESIS
    Henry Pitt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Similarly, bile serum and tissue from lean and obese humans undergoing cholecystectomy will be systematically studied to establish clinical relevance...
  17. GALLBLADDER MUCOSAL ABLATION BY PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY
    Robert Hall; Fiscal Year: 2000
    DESCRIPTION (Adapted from the Investigator's Abstract): Cholecystectomy results in bile duct damage in 3000 patients annually...
  18. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF GALLBLADDER SLUDGE & STONES IN PREGNANCY
    Cynthia Ko; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Gallstone disease affects 15-20% of adult Americans. Cholecystectomy is one of the most commonly performed operations...
  19. UNDERSTANDING CLINICAL & ADMINISTRATIVE OUTCOMES
    Jeremy Holtzman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The two problems studied are cholecystectomy and total hip arthroplasty...
  20. FAILURE RATE: A NEW OUTCOME MEASURE OF QUALITY OF CARE
    JEFFREY SILBER; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..has shown that the probability of developing an in-hospital adverse-occurrence among patients undergoing cholecystectomy and prostatectomy is primarily a function of patient characteristics, while the probability of dying, given ..
  21. Bariatric Surgery Outcome/Cost in Medicare Beneficiaries
    David Flum; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3. Perform a modeled cost effectiveness analysis of bariatric procedures compared to non-surgical approaches. ..
  22. Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program Comparative Effectiveness Research
    David R Flum; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Surgical and interventional services span the continuum of healthcare conditions and SCOAP CERTN will have immediate capacity for investigators interested in almost any of AHRQ's priority conditions. ..
  23. Clock Genes, Night Work, and Breast Cancer Risk
    Eva Schernhammer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results from this study could help identify individuals who are more susceptible to night work than others, based on their genetic profile. ..
  24. Aspartame Intake and the Risk of Cancer
    Eva Schernhammer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our results may help decision-makers formulate guidelines and direct future aspartame studies. Even a null finding would be important in this context. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Effects of Light at Night on Circadian System in Nurses
    Eva Schernhammer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. INJURY TO LIVER SINUSOIDAL ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
    Steven Strasberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A potentially beneficial improvements in preservation solutions are identified they will be tested in whole isolated livers and by transplantation in the rat. ..
  27. A Pilot Trial of Oral Melatonin Supplementation in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Eva Schernhammer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This pilot data could lay the groundwork for a large scale trial to assess the chemopreventive potential of melatonin in women, both with and without a personal history of breast cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Novel Risk Factors for Kidney Stone Formation
    Eric Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..At the completion of this career development award, Dr. Taylor will have a unique combination of skills and experience that will enable him to succeed as an independent clinical investigator. ..
  29. BIOLOGY OF HUMAN INTRAEPITHELIAL LYMPHOCYTES
    Ellen Ebert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies will determine the mechanism of IEL chemotaxis toward secreted products of ECs, why IL-15 is more potent than IL-2 in inducing LAK activity by IELs, and how IL-10 and IL-12 augment this activity. ..
  30. MOLECULAR STAGING AND SCREENING OF LUNG CANCER
    Steven Ahrendt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Completion of the proposed mentored training period will provide the candidate with an excellent foundation for pursuing his long-term goals in academic surgical oncology. ..
  31. Liver Regeneration in Man--Effects or Adjuvant Therapy
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  32. Colonoscopy quality and outcomes in clinical practice
    Cynthia W Ko; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The various algorithms we develop will be tested in a second, validation subset of our database to find the algorithm with optimal performance characteristics. ..
  33. CLINICAL AND BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF 18F-FDG PET IN CANCER
    Yuman Fong; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. The effect of physical activity on metabolic syndrome in pregnancy and fetal outc
    Cynthia Ko; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It may offer a safe and readily available method to control weight and improve infant health during and after pregnancy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. MYOGENIC DISORDERS OF THE GALLBLADDER
    Jose Behar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of these studies may provide evidence and a rationale in support for using hydrophobic bile acids in the prophylactic treatment of this complication. ..
  36. A prospective study of diet and adult gliomas
    Dominique Michaud; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study should contribute substantially to our understanding of the relation between diet and the risk of adult gliomas, and might provide opportunities for prevention of this deadly disease. ..
  37. Effect of Green Tea Catechins on Tumor Vascularization
    Peter Shamamian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..2. To study the effects of catechins on the developing vasculature in primary and recurrent mammary carcinoma. ..
  38. A Primary-Care Based Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
    Cynthia Ko; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, this program may be useful to other large primary care practices, and may also help to improve utilization of other types of cancer prevention services ..
  39. INGUINAL HERNIA MGMENT: WATCHFUL WAITING VS. OPERATION
    Robert Fitzgibbons; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Novel Serum Markers for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
    SEAN MULVIHILL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This work has direct health-related significance in identifying improved screening tests for pancreatic cancer. ..
  41. Management of Chronic Pain in Rehabilitation Medicine
    Mark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A Scientific Core will provide scientific direction, project coordination, data collection and management, statistical support, and shared scientific expertise. ..
  42. Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injury-Related Pain
    Mark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Cynthia Ko; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  44. Evaluating the Impact of Simulated Team Training on Patient Safety
    Daniel Scott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] DESCRIPTION (not provided by the applicant): [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Role of Progesterone in Colonic Muscle Dysfunction
    Jose Behar; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Modulation of Dendritic Cell Function by Cytomegalovirus
    JATIN VYAS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed program will allow the candidate to obtain the skills, knowledge and experience to become an independent investigator. ..
  47. MACROPHAGE EXPRESSION OF APOAI AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS
    Sergio Fazio; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies have the potential to uncover the basis for the therapeutic effect of HDL on the arterial plaque. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. ASGE Imaging Workshop: Next Generation in Endoscopic Imaging
    Grace Elta; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These improved imaging tools have the potential to allow earlier cancer detection and less invasive treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..