Gallbladder Disease, An Issue of Gastroenterology Clinics


  • Cynthia Ko, MD, MS

This volume addresses common issues and diseases of the gallbladder.  The majority of articles discuss gallstones, including their epidemiology, pathogenesis, and endoscopic, surgical, and medical therapy.  Additional chapters address current modalities to image the gallbladder, including endoscopic ultrasound.  The remaining chapters address management of other gallbladder diseases including gallbladder cancer, acalculous cholecystitis, polyps, and dysmotility.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1911-6