cholecystostomy

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cholecystostomy

[‚kō·lə‚si′stä·stə·mē]
(medicine)
The establishment of an opening into the gallbladder, usually for external drainage of its contents.
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Percutaneous cholecystostomy could be also used as a method of exclusion of the gallbladder/biliary tree as a source of sepsis in unstable severely ill patients.
Acute cholecystitis in high-risk patients: percutaneous cholecystostomy vs conservative treatment.
Percutaneous cholecystostomy for management of acute cholecystis in pregnancy.
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