Screening for Gallstones

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.

There are currently no screening guidelines or tests for gallstones.

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References:

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov .
Last reviewed September 2014 by Michael Woods, MD
Last Updated: 9/17/2014

 

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