EDWIN M. COHN, M.D.; THEODORE L. ORLOFF, M.D.; DAVID M. SKLAROFF, M.D.; JACOB GERSHON-COHEN, M.D.
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When a group of symptoms is presented for which cholecystectomy is performed with expectation of a cure, and then remains essentially unchanged after operation, a puzzling and frustrating situation has been created. This problem has been recognized as the post-cholecystectomy syndrome. Not only must a decision be reached as to whether the symptoms originate inside or outside the biliary tract, but also, with the removal of the gall-bladder, one is deprived of the essential organ which can be visualized by x-ray and which may aid in delineating other portions of the ductal system. Lack of diagnostic facilities to investigate intrinsic
COHN EM, ORLOFF TL, SKLAROFF DM, et al. THE USE OF CHOLOGRAFIN IN THE POST-CHOLECYSTECTOMY SYNDROME*. Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:59–68. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-42-1-59
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(1):59-68.
Biliary Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
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