Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 75, Issue 4, pp 329–330 | Cite as

Is Preventive Cholecystectomy for Gallbladder Carcinoma in Northern India Cost Effective?

Letter to Editor

References

  1. 1.
    Behari A, Kapoor VK (2012) Asymptomatic gallstones—to treat or not to? Indian J Surg 74(1):4–12PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Cariati A (2005) Cost analysis of secondary prevention of gallbladder cancer. CA Cancer J Clin (web only) http://caonline.amcancersoc.org/cgi/eletters/51/6/349 (download on web at) http://mylesgeorgeglasgow.blogspot.com
  3. 3.
    Cariati A (2010) Cisplatin plus gemcitabine for biliary tract cancer. N Engl J Med 363:192PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Lee J, Park SH, Chang H-M et al (2012) Gemcitabine and oxaliplatin with or without erlotinib in advanced biliary-tract cancer: a multicentre, open-label, randomized, phase 3 study. Lancet Oncol 13:181–188PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Association of Surgeons of India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General SurgerySan Martino, University and IST HospitalGenoaItaly
  2. 2.GenoaItaly

Personalised recommendations