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Understanding Gallstones

  • Edited By: Samiran Nundy, Atul Kakar
  • ISBN: 9788131249796
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: December 30, 2016
  • Format: Paperback – 38 pages
  • Language: English


This small book is a part of the patient care series from Elsevier, which is meant for common people to have better understanding of gallstones.

Key Features
  • Clear, succinct, but most sought-after information on various aspects of gallstones
  • Special emphasis on the general patient’s concerns/queries
  • Covers recent advances related to gallstones
Table of Contents
  1. What Is the Gall Bladder?
  2. Causes and Risk Factors for Gallstones
  3. Symptoms of Gall Stones
  4. Complications of Gall Stones
  5. How Are Gallstones Diagnosed?
  6. Preoperative Work Up
  7. Treatment of Gallstones and Its Complications
  8. Common Bile Duct Stones
  9. Postoperative Care in Hospital and at Home
  10. Lifestyle Changes After Gallbladder Removal
  11. Gallbladder Cancer and Its Treatment
  12. Myths About Gallstone Disease
  13. Conclusion
Author Biography

Samiran Nundy

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

Additional information
Weight0.498 kg

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