Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 Adults with acute cholecystitis have laparoscopic cholecystectomy within 1 week of diagnosis.

Statement 2 Adults with common bile duct stones causing jaundice have endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography within 72 hours of diagnosis.

Statement 3 Adults with common bile duct stones who need emergency endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography have it within 24 hours.

Statement 4 Adults with symptomatic gallstone disease who have not had their gallbladder or gallstones removed are advised to avoid food and drink that triggers their symptoms.