Gastrointestinal quality of life in patients with symptomatic or asymptomatic cholelithiasis before and after laparoscopic cholecystectomy


Mentes B., Akin M., Irkorucu O., Tatlicioglu E., Ferahkose Z., Yildirim A., ...More

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.15, no.11, pp.1267-1272, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00464-001-9015-8
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1267-1272

Abstract

Background: There is an ongoing need, from both the medical and the economic perspective, for a more accurate definition of the influence of symptomatic or asymptomatic gallstone disease on gastrointestinal symptomatology, as well as on the health of the individual in general.