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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00464-001-9015-8
  • Journal Name: SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • 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.