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Asymptomatic Gallstone Disease

Level: Meta-analyses, Systematic reviews, Practice guidelines: 3 Abstracts

Legend: : Key Development,  : Very Important,  : Important, [no star]: Special Mention

Asymptomatic cholelithiasis: is cholecystectomy really needed? A critical reappraisal 15 years after the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Sakorafas GH, Milingos D, Peros G, Dig Dis Sci. 2007 May;52(5):1313-25 - PubTypeList: Journal Article, Review

Systematic review and meta-analysis of intraoperative versus preoperativeendoscopic sphincterotomy in patients with gallbladder and suspected common bile duct stones.
Gurusamy K, Sahay SJ, Burroughs AK, Davidson BR., Br J Surg. 2011 Jul;98(7):908-16. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7460. Epub 2011 Apr 7.


Cholecystectomy versus no cholecystectomy in patients with silent gallstones.
Gurusamy KS, Samraj K, Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2007 Jan 24;(1):CD006230 - PubTypeList: Journal Article, Review