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Key questions on gallstones

Module summary
Dr Stephen Ryder answers Dr Pam Brown’s questions on the presentations and treatment of gallstones.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on gallstones, including:

  • Whether obesity is a factor in pathogenesis
  • If patients can suffer deficiencies of fat soluble vitamins after cholecystectomy
  • How common gallstones are in children
  • The frequency of surgery complications
Author

Dr Stephen Ryder is a consultant hepatologist at the Nottingham University Hospital.

Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Date module published
13/01/2016
Module due for review
13/01/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Good overview, liked.
Nigel Sewell
17.03.2017.
Very good
Martin Lock
26.02.2017.
good
Shahida Jarral
25.02.2017.
Good refresher.
I'm more confident managing gallstones in the community.
Uchechi Igwe
24.02.2017.
Wonderful resume
Eddy Okafor
23.02.2017.