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Prognosis of Gallstones

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Gallstones: 2,975 people in the USA 1975 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, US Government Printing Office, NIDDK, 1994)

Estimated mortality rate for Gallstones from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 2,975 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 2,975 people in the USA 1975 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, US Government Printing Office, NIDDK, 1994))
  • Incidence: 16,000,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: 16 to 22 million people in the USA 1976-87 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, US Government Printing Office, NIDDK, 1994)
  • 0.019% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Gallstones and Overview of Gallstones.

Complications:

Complications of Gallstones may include:

Complications of Gallstones from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Gallstones.

Gallstones: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Gallstones usually refers to the likely outcome of Gallstones. The prognosis of Gallstones may include the duration of Gallstones, chances of complications of Gallstones, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Gallstones, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Gallstones. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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