Epidemiology and management of gall stone disease in tribal population of eastern India

Background: Gall stone disease is a chronic recurrent problem of the billary system. In India the incidence and Prevalence of cholilithiasis is a 2-29% and is growing every year. Changes in metabolism of cholesterol, bile acids and bilirubin leads to stone formation in gall bladder. Objectives: In this study we look for epidemiology i.e demographic factors, dietary habits, clinical symptoms, diagnosis and its management in tribal population of eastern India. Methods: We studied on patients in a super speciality hospital undergoing surgery for cholicystectomy from the year July 2014 to July 2016.patients were included for the study after fulfilling the inclusion criteria. Clinical history, diagnostic tools like ultrasound scanning of the abdomen, laparoscopic cholecystectomy were done. Results: Male: Female ratio was 1:2.18 and the mean ages of the patient were 49.11 .Mixed types of gall bladder stone, mixed diet was seen.

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Verma, Dr. (Maj) Ramesh Das and Dr. Kumar Gaurav
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