Gallstones: Diagnosis and Management

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Gallstones: Diagnosis and Management by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Pancreatic and Biliary Tract Diseases.

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    1. Stone is present at the sphincter of Oddi
    2. Stone is impacted at the cystic duct
    3. Stone is impacted at the left hepatic bile duct
    4. Stone is impacted at right hepatic duct
    5. Stone is impacted at the neck of the gallbladder
    1. Porcelain gallbladder
    2. Gallbladder with gallstone
    3. Acute cholecystitis
    4. Chronic cholecystitis
    5. Cholesterolosis of gallbladder
    1. Abdominal tenderness and pain radiating to the right shoulder
    2. Abdominal tenderness and pain radiating to the left shoulder
    3. Pain when the examiner releases the hand after applying pressure
    4. Abdominal tenderness radiating to the umbilicus
    5. Pain in the abdominal area when legs are extended
    1. Proteus mirabilis
    2. E. coli
    3. Klebsiella
    4. Group D streptococci
    5. Clostridium
    1. Strawberry appearance of the wall of the gallbladder
    2. Gallstones
    3. Gallbladder wall thickening
    4. Edema of gallbladder
    5. Dilated biliary tree
    1. HIDA scan
    2. MRCP
    3. ERCP
    4. Repeat ultrasound scan
    5. X-ray
    1. "Cholecystectomy is done if a person is symptomatic."
    2. " Cholecystectomy cannot be done as an elective procedure."
    3. "Emergency cholecystectomy must be considered for your presentation."
    4. "Cholecystectomy is a futile procedure and the stone will not cause any symptoms in the future."
    5. "Cholecystectomy is a risky and complicated procedure. However, I will perform it with ease on you."
    1. MRCP is the procedure of choice for decompression and sphincterotomy
    2. Percutaneous drainage is done for acalculous cholecystitis
    3. Cholecystectomy is avoided in patients who are asymptomatic
    4. Elective cholecystectomy has a significantly lower complication rate
    5. IV antibiotics and hydration are recommended for acute cholecystitis.

    Author of lecture Gallstones: Diagnosis and Management

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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