Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Acalculous Gallbladder Disease (Clinical Report)

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Acalculous Gallbladder Disease (Clinical Report)

Use of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) to treat patients with symptoms due to gallstone disease is well established. However, use of LC for patients with acalculous gallbladder disease remains controversial. In this study, we examined the use of hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid (HIDA) scans with cholecystokinin (CCK) infusion to identify patients with acalculous gallbladder disease who would […]