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Algorithm of Goodman et al for Identifying Gallstones as the Cause of Acute Pancreatitis

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Gastroenterology

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Goodman et al used serum chemistry tests to help identify patients with acute pancreatitis secondary to gallstones. This can help separate patients who require cholecystectomy from those who require further investigation. The authors are from the Leicester Royal Infirmary in England.

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