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Revista del Instituto de Medicina Tropical

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Abstract

SANABRIA-BAEZ, Gabriela  and  BERNAL-ROLON, Manuel. Comparative study of ultrasound and postoperative findings in cholecystectomized patients in the General Surgery Service of the Hospital of Clinicas. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. [online]. 2021, vol.16, n.1, pp.21-31. ISSN 1996-3696.  https://doi.org/10.18004/imt/2021.16.1.21.

Introduction:

In the digestive system, the pathology of the gallbladder and the bile duct is high frequency, one of the tools in its diagnosis that has many advantages is abdominal ultrasound.

Objective:

To analyze and compare the ultrasound and postoperative findings in cholecystectomized patients in a General Surgery Service of the Hospital de Clinicas.

Methodology:

An analytical cross-sectional observational study was carried out, through the review of clinical records of cholecystectomized patients, between January 2017 to July 2019, the data was collected in a previously prepared questionnaire.

Results:

the ages of the patients ranged from 20 to 76 years, almost 2/3 of them underwent video laparoscopic surgery, predominantly women, the ultrasound results were similar to those found in the postoperative period. A high correlation was found in the determination of the gallbladder anatomy: gallbladder size (96.97%), wall thickness (94.34%), gallbladder wall type (100%), cholecystitis type (91%).

Conclusions:

Ultrasound is the ideal imaging method for the evaluation of gallbladder and bile duct pathology.

Keywords : Ultrasound findings; gallbladder anatomy; Paraguay.

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