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

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 [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Dr. Bingener-Casey Gallbladder Study - Next Steps (:20)

Dr. Bingener-Casey comments on the next steps to be addressed to best serve patients.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Bingener-Casey Gallbladder Study - Patients in Gray Area (:31)

Dr. Bingener-Casey says patients often fall into a gray area of whether they should be sent home or admitted for treatment.

Created by Joel Streed

Laparoscopic Surgical Removal of the Gallbladder in Pediatric Patients is Safe

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. [...]

Created by Chloe Piepho

Dr. Bingener-Casey Gallbladder Study - Cost and Quality Issue (:12)

Dr. Juliane Bingener-Casey says determining who should be admitted and who can be sent home is a cost and quality of care issue.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Bingener-Casey Gallbladder Study - Message for Patients (:31)

Dr. Juliane Bingener-Casey comments on what patients need to know.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Bingener-Casey Gallbladder Study - Age Extremes at Risk (:07)

Dr. Juliane Bingener-Casey on how it is the younger and older, not the middle-aged patient who is at risk.

Created by Joel Streed

Bingener-Casey Gallbladder Study - Gallbladder Emergency Described (:22)

Dr. Juliane Bingener-Casey describes the type of gallbladder event that was studied.

Created by Joel Streed

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