Home|Journals|Articles by Year Follow on Twitter

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

Original Research

RMJ. 2007; 32(2): 128-130


Cholecystectomy is becoming an increasingly common operation in Hyderabad and adjoining areas

Naseem Aslam Channa, Ali Mohammad Soomro, Allah Bux Ghangro.

Abstract
Objective: To see the frequency of cholecystectomy in Hyderabad and adjoining
areas during the year 2002 to 2005.
Methods: The records of patients admitted in Liaquat University Hospital Jamshoro,
Wali Bhai Rajputana Hospital, Memon Charitable Hospital, Naseem Medical Center,
and Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad from January 2002 to December 2005 were
reviewed.
Results: The overall frequency of cholecystectomy was found to be 11.14% (95% CI,
10.57-11.72). The frequency of cholecystectomy in males was 3.8% and in females
22.4%, constituting male to female ratio 1:6. The age range for male gallstone patients
was 10 to 78 years and for females 11 to 80. The peak age group for the presentation
of gallstones in males and females was 30-44 years. Highest male to female ratio was
observed in the age of 15 – 29 years age group.
Conclusion: The frequency of cholecystectomy has increased from 9.03% to
11.14% (95% CI, 10.57-11.72) in Hyderabad and adjoining areas during 2002 to
2005. (Rawal Med J 2007;32:128-130)

Key words: Frequency of cholecystectomy, Pakistan, females, pregnancy.



Similar Articles

Correlations between hippocampal functional connectivity, structural changes, and clinical data in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: a case-control study using multimodal magnetic resonance imaging.
Gu XQ, Liu Y, Gu JB, Li LF, Fu LL, Han XM
Neural regeneration research. 2022; 17(5): 1115-1124

The influence of alternating cyclic dynamic loads with different low frequencies on the bio-corrosion behaviors of AZ31B magnesium alloy .
Han L, Zhang Z, Dai J, Li X, Bai J, Huang Z, Guo C, Xue F, Chu C
Bioactive materials. 2022; 7(): 263-274

Testing the Physical and Molecular Effects of Nutritional Supplements and Resistance Exercise in Middle-Aged Females.
Abiri B, Guest PC, Sarbakhsh P, Vafa M
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2022; 2343(): 345-360

High-frequency spinal cord stimulation produces long-lasting analgesic effects by restoring lysosomal function and autophagic flux in the spinal dorsal horn.
Wang ZB, Liu YD, Wang S, Zhao P
Neural regeneration research. 2022; 17(2): 370-377

The comprehensive audiological evaluation in young violinists: the medial olivocochlear system, high frequency thresholds, and the auditory figure ground test.
Gündüz B, Yıldırım Gökay N, Orhan E, Yılmaz M
European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhi. 2021; ():


Full-text options


Latest Statistics about COVID-19
• pubstat.org


Add your Article(s) to Indexes
• citeindex.org






Covid-19 Trends and Statistics
ScopeMed.com
CiteIndex.org
CancerLine
FoodsLine
PhytoMedline
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.



ScopeMed Web Sites