Santhaseelan RG

Department of General Surgery, Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital, Chromepet, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Incidence of Asymptomatic Gall Bladder Stones in the General Population
    Author(s): Sinkhol Laishram and Santhaseelan RG*

    Background: The study was designed to assess the prevalence of asymptomatic gallstone disease in patients admitted to various specialties of Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital between October 2013 to October 2015. Materials and methods: The medical history and other clinical data were collected along with ultrasonograpghy, microbiological evaluation and biochemical analysis. They subjected to subjected to laparoscopic cholecystectomy or open cholecystectomy based on GB calculi severity. All patients received peri-operative antibiotic. Results: Out of 800 admitted patients, 60 were diagnosed with the different types of calculi. Women were more for disease than men and the patients in late 50s were more prone for calculi development. A direct correlation with diabetes, low socio-economic conditions and unhealth.. Read More»

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