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Gallbladder Disease

Gallbladder Disease is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

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  • A wide spectrum of biliary tract diseases can be seen in the ICU.
  • Presentations can range from mildly abnormal blood chemistries (i.e., usually liver function tests)
  • Biliary diseases can complicate other ICU admission diagnoses.
  • History of cholelithiasis?
  • History of hepatic disease?
  • Is the patient septic?
  • Are there signs of biliary obstruction that might require urgent biliary decompression?
  • Is there support for urgent surgical or endoscopic intervention?

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Last updated: April 20, 2010

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"Gallbladder Disease." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534025/all/Gallbladder_Disease.
Gallbladder Disease. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534025/all/Gallbladder_Disease. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Gallbladder Disease. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534025/all/Gallbladder_Disease
Gallbladder Disease [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534025/all/Gallbladder_Disease.
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