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Gallstones - Review and Recent Progress

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Academic Editor

Qiang Yan

Huzhou Central Hospital

Co-editor

Huaping Shen

Zhejiang University Huzhou Hospital

PublishedMay 11th, 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.94688

ISBN978-1-83880-676-7

Print ISBN978-1-83880-675-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83880-677-4

Copyright year2022

Number of pages110

Gallstones are one of the most common digestive system diseases in the world that can potentially lead to serious complications and even death. As such, this book discusses the epidemiological and pathophysiological characteristics of gallstones, the latest progress in the treatment of different types of gallstones, and the management of complications.

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3. Routine and Innovation in Surgical Therapy of Gallstones

By Peter Dubovan, Ramadan Aziri and Miroslav Tomáš

109
4. Infections of Biliary Tract

By Hema Prakash Kumari Pilli and Vijayalakshmi Payala

81
5. The Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound in Acute Cholecystitis

By Cosmas Rinaldi A. Lesmana and Laurentius A. Lesmana

116
6. Acute Alitasic Cholecystitis

By Giovanni Petracca, Francesco Zappia, Maccarone Giuseppe, Mazzeo Mariano, Mio Francesco, Fabrizio Silvaggio, Mileto Ivana, Plutino Francesco, Posterino Antonietta and Danilo Cafaro

108
7. Pathophysiology of Gallstones

By Mela Ram Attri, Irshad Ahmad Kumar, Ferkhand Mohi Ud Din, Ashiq Hussain Raina and Aakarshit Attri

125

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