Postcholecystectomy - Cancer Risk

Effects of cholecystectomy on gastric and oesophageal mucosa.

Syeda NS Gilani, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Date of Award 2012 Document type, Thesis Gastric Mucosa, Cholecystectomy Abstract Chronic exposure of oesophageal mucosa to bile has been implicated in the etiology of the oesophageal lesions which develop into Barrett’s oesophagus.Loss of the gallbladder reservoir function at cholecystectomy may critically alter the dynamics of bile […]

Gallstones, Cholecystectomy, and Risk of Digestive System Cancers

Leticia Nogueira*, Neal D. Freedman, Eric A. Engels, Joan L. Warren, Felipe Castro, and Jill Koshiol * Correspondence to Dr. Leticia Nogueira, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, MSC 7248, Bethesda, MD 20892 (e-mail: leticia.nogueira@nih.gov). Initially submitted July 3, 2013; accepted for publication November 26, 2013. Gallstones and cholecystectomy may be related to digestive […]

Reasons To Avoid Getting Gallbladder Removed

The gallbladder is a small pear shaped organ located near the lower border of liver. The bile which is secreted by the liver and which is essential for the digestion of fat in the small intestine is stored in the gallbladder. Gallbladder — A Small Pear Shaped Organ Gallbladder disease includes stone formation and infection. In many […]

Cholecystectomy and the risk for developing colorectal cancer and distal colorectal adenomas

  More than 60 epidemiologic studies have investigated a possible relation between cholecystectomy and colon cancer risk. However, the strength of any association remains uncertain because of the small size and retrospective design with a failure to control for potential confounders of most analyses. A meta-analysis of studies conducted through 1993 (Giovannucci et al, 1993) observed […]