Postcholecystectomy Syndrome

Postcholecystectomy symptoms. A prospective study of gall stone patients before and two years after surgery.

Gut. 1987 Nov;28(11):1500-4. Ros E1, Zambon D. Abstract The results of cholecystectomy in terms of symptomatic improvement were prospectively evaluated in 124 unselected gall stone patients interviewed before and two years after elective surgery. Indications for cholecystectomy were biliary pain (n = 65), previous complications of gall stone disease (n = 52), and flatulent dyspepsia (n = […]

Postcholecystectomy Syndrome: From Pathophysiology to Differential Diagnosis – A Critical Review

Madacsy L*, Dubravcsik Z and Szepes A Department of Gastroenterology, Bács-Kiskun Teaching Hospital of the University of Szeged, Kecskemét, Hungary Corresponding Author : Madacsy L Department of Gastroenterology Bács-Kiskun Teaching Hospital of the University of Szeged, Kecskemét, Hungary Tel: +3662544000 E-mail: endomabt1@gmail.com Received September 02, 2015; Accepted November 16, 2015; Published November 19, 2015 Citation: […]

Postcholecystectomy syndrome: symptom clusters after laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Ann Surg Treat Res. 2018 Sep; 95(3): 135–140. Published online 2018 Aug 31. doi: 10.4174/astr.2018.95.3.135 PMCID: PMC6121167 PMID: 30182019 Postcholecystectomy syndrome: symptom clusters after laparoscopic cholecystectomy Hongbeom Kim,1,2 In Woong Han,3 Jin Seok Heo,3 Min Gu Oh,1 Chi Yeon Lim,4 Yoo Shin Choi,5 andSeung Eun Lee5 Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer Go to: Abstract Purpose Postcholecystectomy syndrome (PCS) is characterized by abdominal symptoms following […]

Major Depressive Disorder and the “Leaky Gut” Post Cholecystectomy

Sibin Nair1 and Ossama Riaz2 Saint James School of Medicine, USA Spartan Health Sciences University, USA Case Report Published: 07 Sep, 2018 Abstract Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is the most common mental health disorder in the United States as well as all over the world. According to the CDC, MDD affects more than 16.1 million […]

Cholecystectomy and NAFLD: Does Gallbladder Removal Have Metabolic Consequences

Cholecystectomy and NAFLD: Does Gallbladder Removal Have Metabolic Consequences? Article (PDF Available)  in The American Journal of Gastroenterology108(6):959-61 · June 2013 with 940 Reads DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2013.84} · Sourc Abstract: Pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD) disease and gallbladder (GB) disease secondary to cholesterol gallstones is complex, yet both conditions share similar associated risk factors, most of them related to the metabolic syndrome. Cholecystectomy, the best treatment for GB disease, is […]

Post-cholecystectomy syndrome: A new look at an old problem

  Divya Arora, Robin Kaushik, Ravinder Kaur,1 and Atul Sachdev2 Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer Go to: Abstract Background: Despite being the most commonly performed operations, sometimes cholecystectomy fails to relieve symptoms; this is now a well-recognised clinical entity termed ‘post-cholecystectomy syndrome’ (PCS). Very few studies from India deal with PCS, and the present study was carried out […]

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 […]

Postcholecystectomy Syndrome

Steen W Jensen, MD Chief, Department of Surgery, Plumas District Hospital,  Steen W Jensen, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Surgeons Background The term postcholecystectomy syndrome (PCS) describes the presence of symptoms after cholecystectomy. [1] These symptoms can represent either the continuation of symptoms thought to be caused by gallbladder pathology […]

Prospective 6 Weeks Follow-up Post-cholecystectomy : The Predictive Value of Pre-Operative Symptoms

Prospective 6 Weeks Follow-up Post-cholecystectomy: The Predictive Value of Pre-Operative Symptoms M. C. Mertens & J. De Vries & V. P. W. Scholtes & P. Jansen & J. A. Roukema Abstract Objective Many patients with symptomatic cholelithiasis report persisting symptoms after elective cholecystectomy. The current prospective follow-up study aims at the identification and valuation of risk […]

Myths about gall bladder disease By Dr Ronald Hoffman

August 18, 2017 | By Dr. Ronald Hoffman allstone disease is one of the most common and costly of all digestive diseases. It is estimated that 10-20% of all US adults have gallstones. Each year, around 500,000 people develop symptoms or complications necessitating cholecystectomy, and approximately 10,000 people die annually from complications of gallstones. Let’s clear up […]