Incidental non-benign gallbladder histopathology after cholecystectomy in an United Kingdom population: Need for routine histological analysis?
Krashna Patel, Khaled Dajani, Satheesh Iype, Nikolaos A Chatzizacharias, Prateush Singh, Siong S Liau, Simon Harper, Asif Jah, Raaj K Praseedom, Emmanuel L Huguet, Department of Surgery, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Unit, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge CB20XZ, United Kingdom
Saranya Vickramarajah, Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge CB20XZ, United Kingdom
Susan Davies, Rebecca Brais, Department of Histopathology, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge CB20XZ, United Kingdom
Author contributions: All the authors contribute to the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Hepatopancreatobiliary Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent at the time of the operation prior to the study.
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Correspondence to: Emmanuel L Huguet, MD, PhD, Consultant Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgeon, Department of Surgery, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Unit, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB20XZ, United Kingdom. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: May 9, 2016
Peer-review started: May 11, 2016
First decision: June 14, 2016
Revised: August 4, 2016
Accepted: August 15, 2016
Article in press: August 16, 2016
Published online: October 27, 2016