January 19, 2012

Evaluate Gallstone Pain Before Surgery


This figure might take you by surprise: almost 800,000 Americans a year have gallbladder removal surgery… “Given the number of cholecystectomies that are performed, this study underscores the importance of taking a detailed history when selecting patients for surgery,” said the lead author of the study, Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Johnson L. Thistle, in ScienceDaily.

EmpowHer, by Deborah Ross, 12/2011

Tags: GI, Mayo Clinic Rochester

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