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Trends in Follow-Up of Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Symptomatic Cholelithiasis.
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Dept Surg
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PublisherELSEVIER SCIENCE INC
CitationTrends in Follow-Up of Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Symptomatic Cholelithiasis. 2016, 222 (4):377-84 J. Am. Coll. Surg.
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AbstractFewer than 25% of Medicare beneficiaries presenting with symptomatic cholelithiasis undergo elective cholecystectomy. To better understand underuse of cholecystectomy, we examined physician follow-up patterns after emergency department (ED) visits for symptomatic gallstones.
NoteAvailable online 21 December 2015; 12 month embargo.
VersionFinal accepted manuscript
SponsorsFunding: Supported by grants from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas Grant # RP140020 , UTMB Clinical and Translational Science Award #UL1TR000071, NIH T-32 Grant # 5T32DK007639, and AHRQ Grant # 1R24HS022134
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