Understanding Gallstones - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131249796, 9788131249802

Understanding Gallstones

1st Edition

Editors in Chief: Atul Kakar Samiran Nundy
Paperback ISBN: 9788131249796
eBook ISBN: 9788131249802
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 30th December 2016
Page Count: 38

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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 gallstoes
• 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


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About the Editors in Chief

Atul Kakar

This book is part of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Patient Education Series

Samiran Nundy

Affiliations and Expertise

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