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Postcholecystectomy Syndrome

"Postcholecystectomy Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Postcholecystectomy Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Postcholecystectomy Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1994 and 2011
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