Acute cholecystitis primary prevention

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Furqan M M. M.B.B.S[2]

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Administration of NSAIDs in the patients with biliary colic prevents the progression to acute cholecystitis.

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References

  1. Yoshida M, Takada T, Kawarada Y, Tanaka A, Nimura Y, Gomi H, Hirota M, Miura F, Wada K, Mayumi T, Solomkin JS, Strasberg S, Pitt HA, Belghiti J, de Santibanes E, Fan ST, Chen MF, Belli G, Hilvano SC, Kim SW, Ker CG (2007). "Antimicrobial therapy for acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines". J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 14 (1): 83–90. PMC 2784497Freely accessible. PMID 17252301. doi:10.1007/s00534-006-1160-y. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Akriviadis EA, Hatzigavriel M, Kapnias D, Kirimlidis J, Markantas A, Garyfallos A (1997). "Treatment of biliary colic with diclofenac: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study". Gastroenterology. 113 (1): 225–31. PMID 9207282. 

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