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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.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov .
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 09/2014
- Update Date: 09/17/2014