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Revista Cubana de Obstetricia y Ginecología

On-line version ISSN 1561-3062


CORTEGUERA FONTE, María E.; HERNANDEZ GUILLAMA, Guillermo  and  RODRIGUEZ MORALES, Ruddy. Gallbladder ultrasound in the pregnant woman . Rev Cubana Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2001, vol.27, n.2, pp. 120-123. ISSN 1561-3062.

The results of the study of the maternal gallbladder conducted among 2 198 pregnant women by screening ultrasound from January to December, 1998, were analyzed. 120 cases proved to be positive, 106 had lithiasis and 15 had polyps or pseudopolyps. It was found that the affections predominated in the age group 20-29 in white and obese nuliparous women.

Keywords : CHOLELITHIASIS [prevention & control]; CHOLELITHIASIS [ultrasonography]; CHOLECYSTITIS [ultrasonography]; PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS [ultrasonography]; PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS [prevention & control]; ULTRASONOGRAPHY, PRENATAL.

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