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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Plummer, J. M.; Duncan, Newton D.; Mitchell, Derek I. G.; McDonald, Archibald H.; Reid, Marvin E.; Arthurs, Milton H.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Article Title
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Jamaican Patients with Sickle Cell Disease: Preliminary Experience [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2005
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54 Suppl. 2
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55
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To assess the outcome of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the management of patients with sickle cell disease. Design and Methods: A retrospective study was done using the case file of all patients with sickle cell disease who underwent paparoscopic cholecytectomy at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI). In addition to demographic data, the indication for the procedure, method of common bile duct evaluation and peri-operative course including complications were evaluated.....
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