Resources

  • References


    About cholecystectomy: surgical removal of the gallbladder. American College of Surgeons. Medem website.
    Available at:
    http://www.medem.com/. Accessed July 11, 2008.


    Cholecystectomy. American College of Surgeons website.
    Available at:
    http://www.facs.org/public%5Finfo/operation/cholesys.pdf. Accessed May 28, 2013.


    Clayton ES, Connor S, Alexakis N, Leandros E. Meta-analysis of endoscopy and surgery versus surgery alone for common bile duct stones with the gallbladder
    in situ
    .
    Br J Surg.
    2006;93:1185-91.


    Gallbladder surgery: laparoscopic cholecystectomy. University of California at Davis website. Available at:
    http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/surgery/specialties/gastro/gall.html. Accessed May 28, 2013.


    Martin DJ, Wernon DR, Toouli J. Surgical versus endoscopic treatment of bile duct stones.
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
    Apr 2006;19(2):CD003327.


    Patient information for laparoscopic gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy) from SAGES. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons website. Available at:
    http://www.sages.org/publications/patient-information/patient-information-for-laparoscopic-gallbladder-removal-cholecystectomy-from-sages/. Accessed May 28, 2013.

  • Resources

    American Gastroenterological Association

    http://www.gastro.org

    National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

    http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

    http://www.cag-acg.org

    Canadian Digestive Health Foundation

    http://www.cdhf.ca