Patients with Acute Cholecystitis: Immediate or Delayed Surgery?

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In a large, randomized trial, laparoscopic cholecystectomy within 24 hours of hospital admission was shown to be superior to the conservative approach concerning morbidity and costs. The authors advocate for immediate laparoscopic cholecystectomy becoming therapy of choice for acute cholecystitis in operable patients.

(State: 13.05.2015)

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