Postcholecystectomy Syndrome

Post-cholecystectomy symptoms were caused by persistence of a functional gastrointestinal disorder

World J Gastroenterol. 2012 Mar 28; 18(12): 1365–1372. Published online 2012 Mar 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i12.1365 PMCID: PMC3319963 PMID: 22493550 Malte Schmidt, Karl Søndenaa, John A Dumot, Steven Rosenblatt, Trygve Hausken, Maria Ramnefjell, Gro Njølstad, and Geir Egil Eide Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract AIM: To classify gallstone disease as a basis for assessment of […]

Gastric complaints or postcholecystectomy syndrome?

Pol Merkur Lekarski 2008 Sep;25(147):221-5 Uniwersytet Medyczny w Łodzi, Klinika Chirurgii Ogólnej i Kolorektalnej. Unlabelled: Postcholecystectomy syndrome (PCS) is a complex of symptoms from gastrointestinal tract that could develop and maintain after cholecystectomy. PCS usually consists of: abdominal pain or colic, dyspepsia, constipation or diarrhoea, nausea, bloating, fatty food intolerance. Regarding PSC as disease entity […]

Factors relevant to persistent upper abdominal pain after cholecystectomy

JingZhang12QiangLu12Yi-FanRen12JianDong12Yi-PingMu3YiLv12Xu-FengZhang12 Abstract Background Cholecystectomy is a routine procedure for treatment of upper abdominal pain (UAP) and other atypical symptoms associated with gallstones. UAP, however, persists in some cases postoperatively. The present study was to identify the risk factors relevant to persistent UAP after cholecystectomy. Methods 1714 symptomatic patients undergoing cholecystectomy for gallstones were enrolled. All the patients were […]

A systematic review of the aetiology and management of post cholecystectomy syndrome [2018]

JenniferIsherwoodaKathrynOaklandbAchalKhannaa Article history:Received 5 January 2018201818182018 Received in revised form 20 February 2018 Accepted 7 April 2018 Available online 2 May 2018 Abstract Background 10% of patients who undergo a cholecystectomy go on to develop post-cholecystectomy syndrome (PCS). The majority of these patients may suffer from extra-biliary or unrelated organic disorders that may have been present before cholecystectomy. […]

Postcholecystectomy symptoms. A prospective study of gall stone patients before and two years after surgery.

Gut. 1987 Nov;28(11):1500-4. Ros E1, Zambon D. Abstract The results of cholecystectomy in terms of symptomatic improvement were prospectively evaluated in 124 unselected gall stone patients interviewed before and two years after elective surgery. Indications for cholecystectomy were biliary pain (n = 65), previous complications of gall stone disease (n = 52), and flatulent dyspepsia (n = […]

Postcholecystectomy Syndrome: From Pathophysiology to Differential Diagnosis – A Critical Review

Madacsy L*, Dubravcsik Z and Szepes A Department of Gastroenterology, Bács-Kiskun Teaching Hospital of the University of Szeged, Kecskemét, Hungary Corresponding Author : Madacsy L Department of Gastroenterology Bács-Kiskun Teaching Hospital of the University of Szeged, Kecskemét, Hungary Tel: +3662544000 E-mail: Received September 02, 2015; Accepted November 16, 2015; Published November 19, 2015 Citation: […]

Postcholecystectomy syndrome: symptom clusters after laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Ann Surg Treat Res. 2018 Sep; 95(3): 135–140. Published online 2018 Aug 31. doi: 10.4174/astr.2018.95.3.135 PMCID: PMC6121167 PMID: 30182019 Postcholecystectomy syndrome: symptom clusters after laparoscopic cholecystectomy Hongbeom Kim,1,2 In Woong Han,3 Jin Seok Heo,3 Min Gu Oh,1 Chi Yeon Lim,4 Yoo Shin Choi,5 andSeung Eun Lee5 Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer Go to: Abstract Purpose Postcholecystectomy syndrome (PCS) is characterized by abdominal symptoms following […]

Major Depressive Disorder and the “Leaky Gut” Post Cholecystectomy

Sibin Nair1 and Ossama Riaz2 Saint James School of Medicine, USA Spartan Health Sciences University, USA Case Report Published: 07 Sep, 2018 Abstract Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is the most common mental health disorder in the United States as well as all over the world. According to the CDC, MDD affects more than 16.1 million […]

Cholecystectomy and NAFLD: Does Gallbladder Removal Have Metabolic Consequences

Cholecystectomy and NAFLD: Does Gallbladder Removal Have Metabolic Consequences? Article (PDF Available)  in The American Journal of Gastroenterology108(6):959-61 · June 2013 with 940 Reads DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2013.84} · Sourc Abstract: Pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD) disease and gallbladder (GB) disease secondary to cholesterol gallstones is complex, yet both conditions share similar associated risk factors, most of them related to the metabolic syndrome. Cholecystectomy, the best treatment for GB disease, is […]

Post-cholecystectomy syndrome: A new look at an old problem

  Divya Arora, Robin Kaushik, Ravinder Kaur,1 and Atul Sachdev2 Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer Go to: Abstract Background: Despite being the most commonly performed operations, sometimes cholecystectomy fails to relieve symptoms; this is now a well-recognised clinical entity termed ‘post-cholecystectomy syndrome’ (PCS). Very few studies from India deal with PCS, and the present study was carried out […]