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Postcholecystectomy syndrome

MedGen UID:
101815
Concept ID:
C0152099
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Post Cholecystectomy Syndrome; Post-Cholecystectomy Syndrome; Post-Cholecystectomy Syndromes; Postcholecystectomy Syndrome; Postcholecystectomy Syndromes; Syndrome, Post-Cholecystectomy; Syndrome, Postcholecystectomy; Syndromes, Post-Cholecystectomy; Syndromes, Postcholecystectomy
SNOMED CT: Post-cholecystectomy syndrome (90782003); Postcholecystectomy syndrome (90782003)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0006916

Definition

Abdominal symptoms after removal of the gallbladder. The common postoperative symptoms are often the same as those present before the operation, such as colic, bloating, nausea, and vomiting. There is pain on palpation of the right upper quadrant and sometimes jaundice. The term is often used, inaccurately, to describe such postoperative symptoms not due to gallbladder removal. [from MONDO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPostcholecystectomy syndrome

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Feng XC, Phillips E, Shouhed D
Surg Clin North Am 2021 Oct;101(5):889-910. Epub 2021 Aug 7 doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2021.06.012. PMID: 34537150
Ahmad DS, Faulx A
Am J Gastroenterol 2020 Aug;115(8):1191-1198. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000000704. PMID: 32483004
Phillips MR, Joseph M, Dellon ES, Grimm I, Farrell TM, Rupp CC
J Gastrointest Surg 2014 Jul;18(7):1278-83. Epub 2014 May 9 doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2530-4. PMID: 24810238

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

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Diagnosis

Feng XC, Phillips E, Shouhed D
Surg Clin North Am 2021 Oct;101(5):889-910. Epub 2021 Aug 7 doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2021.06.012. PMID: 34537150
Ahmad DS, Faulx A
Am J Gastroenterol 2020 Aug;115(8):1191-1198. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000000704. PMID: 32483004
Schofer JM
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Therapy

Feng XC, Phillips E, Shouhed D
Surg Clin North Am 2021 Oct;101(5):889-910. Epub 2021 Aug 7 doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2021.06.012. PMID: 34537150
Yin Z, Cheng Y, Xiao Q, Xu G, Yang H, Zhou J, Fu Y, Chen J, Zhao L, Liang F
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Lempinen M
Scand J Gastroenterol Suppl 1985;109:103-6. doi: 10.3109/00365528509103943. PMID: 3860915
Christiansen J, Schmidt A
Acta Chir Scand 1971;137(8):789-93. PMID: 5148858

Prognosis

Jaunoo SS, Mohandas S, Almond LM
Int J Surg 2010;8(1):15-7. Epub 2009 Oct 24 doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2009.10.008. PMID: 19857610
Filip M, Saftoiu A, Popescu C, Gheonea DI, Iordache S, Sandulescu L, Ciurea T
J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2009 Mar;18(1):67-71. PMID: 19337637
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Arch Surg 2000 May;135(5):538-42; discussion 542-4. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.135.5.538. PMID: 10807277
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Christiansen J, Schmidt A
Acta Chir Scand 1971;137(8):789-93. PMID: 5148858

Clinical prediction guides

Blichfeldt-Eckhardt MR, Ording H, Andersen C, Licht PB, Toft P
Pain 2014 Nov;155(11):2400-7. Epub 2014 Sep 22 doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2014.09.019. PMID: 25250720
Filip M, Saftoiu A, Popescu C, Gheonea DI, Iordache S, Sandulescu L, Ciurea T
J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2009 Mar;18(1):67-71. PMID: 19337637
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Recent systematic reviews

Isherwood J, Oakland K, Khanna A
Surgeon 2019 Feb;17(1):33-42. Epub 2018 May 2 doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2018.04.001. PMID: 29730174

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