A Prospective Study of Pre and Post Prandial Ultrasound Evaluation of Gall Bladder Volume in the Normal as well as in Diabetic Patients
Author(s): D Suresh Kumar, K Kanakaraj*
To evaluate the gall bladder volume in diabetics and non-diabetic individuals by ultrasonography. To compare the gall bladder volume between diabetics and non-diabetic individual in pre and post prandial. Diabetic patients had the highest mean gallbladder volume compare to those non diabetics control group. The mean postprandial gall bladder volume was also highest in diabetics. The gallbladder ejection fraction was lowest in diabetics compare to those non diabetics groups. Longer duration of illness, doubled the prevalence of gall stone is noted in diabetics compare to those without diabetics.