Gall Bladder and Bile Duct

Surgery

Gall Bladder and Bile Duct

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 140%

You may get 1 or 2 questions from this Chapter.

Questions can be on clinical presentation, so read them.

Question Pattern

Pattern is simple.

Read Gallbladder in Bailey & Love.

Questions can come from every disease of GB – be it Radiological findings, Clinical signs, Etiology, Management or complications.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Bile duct injury – Approach, Features
  • Gallstone ileus
  • Normal capacity of the gallbladder
  • Medical therapy for gall stones
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis – Features
  • Acalculous Cholecystitis – Organism
  • MC type of choledochal cyst
  • Mercedes-Benz sign
  • Mirizzi syndrome – Overview
  • Mucocele of the gallbladder
  • Gallstones – MC types
  • Types of Gallstones
  • Diagnostic Evaluation of the Bile Ducts
  • Kasai procedure
  • Indication for Cholecystectomy in Gallbladder Polyp
  • TNM of GB CA
  • CA Gallbladder – Risk factors

Suggested Revision

These are the areas you should remember to cover:

  • Risk factors for the development of gallstones
  • Diagnostic Evaluation of the Bile Ducts
  • Acute emphysematous cholecystitis – Organism
  • Biliary stricture – after Sx
  • Hemobilia
  • Bile acid Physiology
  • Tokyo Consensus Guidelines
  • Strawberry gallbladder
  • Rigler’s triad
  • Choledochal cysts – Overview
  • GB Polyp – Rx
  • Charcot’s triad
  • Choledocholithiasis – Clinical signs
  • Porcelain gallbladder
  • Cholangiohepatitis – Organisms
  • Non-visualization of the gallbladder after radioisotope scanning
  • CBD Injury – Rx
  • Calot’s triangle
  • Complications of Gallstones
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis – Overview
  • Prophylactic cholecystectomy

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