Postcholecystectomy Syndrome

Does Gall Bladder Surgery Raise Colon Cancer Risk?

Does gall bladder surgery raise your risk of colon cancer? The association between cholecystectomy and an increase in colon cancer was found in some large retrospective studies over the years. However, a review of studies published in 2015 may put most fears to rest. Systematic Review Finds No Association Between Cholecystectomy and Risk of GI Cancers This […]

Do Post Cholecystectomy Reflux Medications Increase Risk of Esophageal and Throat Cancer?

  Image by Steven Fruitsmakk from Wikipedia Over the last 30 years, the incidence of esophageal cancer has been steadily rising in spite of increased use of reflux medications. In fact, one can almost say that there is an inverse relationship between risk of esophageal cancer and reflux medication usage. BUT, it is also a foregone conclusion that reflux […]

Post cholecystectomy Syndrome by Gastroenterology Doctors

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Top 5 – Postcholecystectomy syndrome (PCS)

Postcholecystectomy syndrome (PCS) S.S. Jaunoo , S. Mohandas , L.M. Almond Department of General Surgery, Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Worcester, UK Open Archive DOI: Open access funded by the Author(s) Abstract The term postcholecystectomy syndrome (PCS) comprises a heterogeneous group of symptoms and findings in patients who have previously undergone cholecystectomy. Although rare, these patients may […]

Biliary Complications Post Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Biliary Complications Post Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Mechanism, Preventive Measures, and Approach to Management: A Review Norman Oneil Machado Department of Surgery, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, P.O. Box 38, Muscat 123, Oman Received 15 February 2011; Accepted 8 April 2011 Academic Editor: Daniel M. Herron Copyright © 2011 Norman Oneil Machado. This is an open access article distributed […]

Bile Leakage and Delayed Postcholecystectomy Syndrome Complicating Subtotal Cholecystectomy

Bile Leakage and Delayed Postcholecystectomy Syndrome Complicating Subtotal Cholecystectomy. Case Report and Literature Review. A Mohamed, N Bhat Citation A Mohamed, N Bhat. Bile Leakage and Delayed Postcholecystectomy Syndrome Complicating Subtotal Cholecystectomy. Case Report and Literature Review.. The Internet Journal of Surgery. 2009 Volume 24 Number 1. Abstract Subtotal cholecystectomy is now considered as safe and […]

Correct understanding of “cholecystectomy syndrome” (Postcholecystestomy Syndrome, PCS)

Cholecystectomy syndrome (Postcholecystestomy Syndrome, PCS), also known as cholecystectomy complications, recurrent biliary syndrome (Recurrent Biliary Tract Syndrome), which is due after cholecystectomy and biliary lesions appeared on the clinical syndrome. After cholecystectomy is generally believed that about 25 to 30% may occur transient symptoms may disappear quickly, about 2% to 8% can be sustained because […]

Postcholecystectomy Syndrome, or Condition after Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)

The laparoscopic cholecystectomy is considered the “gold standard” in chronic calculous cholecystitis treatment. After the gallbladder removal the physiology of gallbladder bile formation is changed. Absence of the gallbladder leads to development of functional biliary hypertension and dilatation of common bile duct and the common hepatic duct (1-8). The dilatation of right and left hepatic […]

Post-Cholecystectomy Syndrome (Symptoms after Gallbladder Surgery)

Post-Cholecystectomy Syndrome (Symptoms after Gallbladder Surgery) “A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers…” An estimated 20 million Americans have gallstones (cholelithiasis), and about 30 percent of these patients will ultimately develop symptoms of their gallstone disease. The most common symptoms specifically related to gallstone disease include upper abdominal pain (often, but […]