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Validating the 5Fs mnemonic for cholelithiasis: time to include family history
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    Evaluating the 5Fs mnemonic for cholelithiasis in a peruvian population
    • Daniel E. Mendoza-Quispe
    • Other Contributors:
      • Daniel Enrique Mendoza-Quispe, Kevin Miranda-Cardenas, Liliana Alvarez, Kerlida Santos-Moreno, Stalin Yance-Contreras, Christian Ramos-Tasca, Ylse Oropeza-Jimenez, Omar Rodriguez-Vargas, Pedro Montes-Teves, Sonia Salazar-Ventura, Eduardo Monge-Salgado
    Dear editor: We read with great interest the paper by Bass et al[1] on the mnemonics of cholelithiatis in the november 2013 issue of PMJ. The authors conclude that Family History should be considered as a predictive factor. We would like to share our own experience on this matter. We collected 173 consecutive patients diagnosed of cholelithiasis, inpatients and ambulatory care patients, during January and February, 2014. In all c...
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