Updates in Gallbladder Diseases

Edited by Hesham Mohamed Abdeldayem, ISBN 978-953-51-3088-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3087-1, 148 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published April 26, 2017 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/65176
Edited Volume

The basic researches and clinical studies on gallbladder diseases continue to advance at a rapid pace. The chapters in this book were written by recognized medical experts and researchers from North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa and aim to provide the state-of-the-art reviews on the current knowledge and advances in research and management of gallbladder diseases. This book includes the most recent advances in that field, particularly, the immunogenetic basis of cholecystitis, noncoding RNAs in gallbladder cancer, the diagnostic pitfalls and timing of management of acute cholecystitis, the incidental gallbladder cancer, the surgical management of gallbladder cancer, laparoscopic cholecystectomy in special conditions, and robot-assisted cholecystectomy.