"Cholecystitis, Acute" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cholecystitis, Acute" by people in Profiles.
Fazzalari A, Pozzi N, Alfego D, Shi Q, Erskine N, Tourony G, Mathew J, Litwin D, Cahan MA. Treatment of Acute Cholecystitis: Do Medicaid and Non-Medicaid Enrolled Patients Receive the Same Care? J Gastrointest Surg. 2020 04; 24(4):939-948.
Friedrich AU, Baratta KP, Lewis J, Karam AR, Hudlin M, Litwin DE, Cahan MA. Cholecystostomy Treatment in an ICU Population: Complications and Risks. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2016 Oct; 26(5):410-416.
Sneider EB, Lewis J, Friedrich A, Baratta K, Whitman M, Li Y, Biswas M, Litwin DE, Cahan MA. Timing and choice of intervention influences outcome in acute cholecystitis: a prospective study. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2014 Oct; 24(5):414-9.
Temtanakitpaisan Y, Kilari S, Methachittiphan N. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: its various triggers. Am J Med. 2013 Jul; 126(7):e23.
Cherng N, Witkowski ET, Sneider EB, Wiseman JT, Lewis J, Litwin DE, Santry HP, Cahan M, Shah SA. Use of cholecystostomy tubes in the management of patients with primary diagnosis of acute cholecystitis. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Feb; 214(2):196-201.
Cui H, Kelly JJ, Litwin DE. Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy using a modified dome-down approach with conventional laparoscopic instruments. Surg Endosc. 2012 Apr; 26(4):1153-9.
Brook OR, Kane RA, Tyagi G, Siewert B, Kruskal JB. Lessons learned from quality assurance: errors in the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis on ultrasound and CT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Mar; 196(3):597-604.
Wiseman JT, Sharuk MN, Singla A, Cahan M, Litwin DE, Tseng JF, Shah SA. Surgical management of acute cholecystitis at a tertiary care center in the modern era. Arch Surg. 2010 May; 145(5):439-44.
Csikesz NG, Singla A, Murphy MM, Tseng JF, Shah SA. Surgeon volume metrics in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Aug; 55(8):2398-405.
Csikesz N, Ricciardi R, Tseng JF, Shah SA. Current status of surgical management of acute cholecystitis in the United States. World J Surg. 2008 Oct; 32(10):2230-6.