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Sonographic Score of Helbich et al for Acalculous Cholecystitis in a Critically Ill Patient

Purpose:

To evaliate a critically ill patient for acalculous cholecystitis using the sonographic score of Helbich et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

imaging studies, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K80

Description:

Helbich et al developed a score for diagnosing acalculous cholecystitis in a critically ill patient based on findings seen by ultrasonography. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from an intervention for acalculous cholecystitis. The authors are from the University of Vienna.

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