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Predictors for Benefit After Cholecystectomy for Biliary Dyskinesia in a Child

Purpose:

To identify a child with biliary dyskinesia who is likely to improve following cholecystectomy based on the study of Carney et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

options, selection

ICD-10:

K82.8

Description:

Carney et al identified factors associated with a positive outcome for a child undergoing cholecystectomy for biliary dyskinesia. This can help select patients who are appropriate candidates for surgery. The authors are from Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

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