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Cholelithiasis during Octreotide Therapy

PICO Question In patients undergoing long term therapy with octreotide what is the incidence of cholelithiasis compared to untreated patients and what is the outcome of patients with¬†cholelithiasis? Gallstones occur very commonly in patients on long term octreotide therapy¬†¬†(Sandostatin) and infrequently require cholecystectomy. Selected Studies Hussaini, S. H., Pereira, S. P., Veysey, M. J., Kennedy, […]

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