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The risk of malignancy in ultrasound detected gallbladder polyps: A systematic review

International journal of surgery (London, England) | 29 Jul 2016

M Elmasry, D Lindop, DF Dunne, H Malik, GJ Poston and SW Fenwick
Abstract
Gallbladder polyps (GBPs) are a common incidental finding on ultrasound (US) examination. The malignant potential of GBPs is debated, and there is limited guidance on surveillance. This systematic review sought to assess the natural history of ultrasonographically diagnosed GBPs and their malignant potential.
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History of science, Malignancy, Natural environment, Natural science, Natural history, Medical terms, Nature, Oncology
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