The Management of Gallstone Disease

A Practical and Evidence-Based Approach

  • Michael R. Cox
  • Guy D. Eslick
  • Robert Padbury

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Piers Dugdale
    Pages 21-51
  3. Amy M. Cao, Guy D. Eslick
    Pages 53-66
  4. Daniel J. Kilburn, Nicholas A. O’Rourke
    Pages 67-73
  5. Guy Shingler, Val Usatoff
    Pages 75-86
  6. Michael R. Cox
    Pages 87-103
  7. Thomas G. Wilson
    Pages 105-115
  8. Alistair B. J. Escott, John A. Windsor
    Pages 117-136
  9. Amy Cao, Guy D. Eslick, Michael R. Cox
    Pages 147-154
  10. Bruce Su’a, Andrew G. Hill, Garth H. Poole
    Pages 155-168
  11. Michael R. Cox
    Pages 169-180
  12. Matías Czerwonko, Martin de Santibañes, Eduardo de Santibañes
    Pages 181-197
  13. Asma Sultana, Robert Padbury, John Chen
    Pages 199-203
  14. Nicholas A. O’Rourke, Anzel Jansen van Rensburg
    Pages 205-219
  15. Elena Rangelova, Robert Padbury
    Pages 249-262
  16. Christopher B. Nahm, Sandra Nozawa, Thomas J. Hugh
    Pages 263-278
  17. Marcos V. Perini, Michael A. Fink
    Pages 279-289
  18. Leslie Nathanson
    Pages 291-306
  19. George Kalogeropoulos, Ian J. Beckingham
    Pages 327-346
  20. Nicholas A. O’Rourke, Anzel Jansen van Rensburg
    Pages E1-E1
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 371-380

About this book


This book looks at the comprehensive management of all aspects of gallstone disease, from the epidemiology and pathogenesis to the complex management approaches required for some patients. 

The main emphasis is placed on effective diagnosis and treatment, making extensive use of practical case-based material while reviewing the guidelines in a multi-disciplinary manner.

It is an essential read for all clinicians involved in managing patients with gallstone disease.


Acute presentations of gallstone disease CT cholangiography Complex management approaches Effective diagnosis and treatment Gastroenterology MRI Video laparoscopic surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael R. Cox
    • 1
  • Guy D. Eslick
    • 2
  • Robert Padbury
    • 3
  1. 1.Professor of SurgeryNepean Clinical School University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Discipline of SurgeryThe Whiteley-Martin Research Centre, University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Divisional Director of SurgeryFlinders Medical CentreAdelaideAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-63882-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-63884-3
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