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Emergency Gallbladder Surgery: Do You Need It, Or Can You Afford to Wait?

Study: younger, older people likelier to visit ER repeatedly with gallstone pain before surgery ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gallstone pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit emergency rooms. Figuring out who needs emergency gallbladder removal and who can go home and schedule surgery at their convenience is sometimes [...]

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Laparoscopic Surgical Removal of the Gallbladder in Pediatric Patients is Safe

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A recent study conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers recommends laparoscopic cholecystectomies (surgical removal of the gallbladder) for pediatric patients suffering from gallstones and other gallbladder diseases. This study was published in Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques. Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Ishitani are available in the downloads. [...]

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