Background/aim: The incidence of acute cholecystitis (AC) increases with age, and aging is also one of the poor prognostic factors. Aging is related to altered physiology, so diseases may show different characteristics in elderly patients. We aimed to investigate the differences between the main characteristic features of AC in elderly and nonelderly patients. Materials and methods: In this retrospective study, patients who had a diagnosis of AC were included and divided into two groups of people aged
Aging physiology, systemic inflammatory response, gallbladder disease
LÜLLECİ, ZELİHA ASİLTÜRK; BAŞYİĞİT, SEBAHAT; SAPMAZ, FERDANE PİRİNÇÇİ; UZMAN, METİN; KEFELİ, AYŞE; YENİOVA, ABDULLAH ÖZGÜR; and NAZLIGÜL, YAŞAR
"Comparison of ultrasonographic and laboratory findings of acute cholecystitis between elderly and nonelderly patients,"
Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences: Vol. 46:
5, Article 24.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/medical/vol46/iss5/24