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Gallstone pancreatitis: admission versus normal cholecystectomy—a randomized trial (Gallstone PANC Trial). Ann Surg 2019; 270: 519-527

Published: 22nd November 2019

Authors: Mueck K, Wei S , Pedroza C , Bernardi K , Jackson ML , Liang MK et al.


In this study that included 97 patients, early cholecystectomy reduced the need for ERCP (15 versus 29 per cent, P=0.038), resulted in faster time to surgery (16 versus 43h, P<0.005) and shorter 30-day length of stay, P<0.005.

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