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a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts

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The statement said Zuma, 73, was admitted on Saturday after gallstones were discovered during a routine medical check-up two months earlier.
Gallstones develop because of an imbalance in the chemical make-up of bile inside the gallbladder.
Gaby, MD, offers several suggestions for preventing gallstones in a 2009 article for Alternative Medicine Review.
While eating healthily, keeping your weight down, exercising regularly and not smoking are indeed vital tenets for avoiding the - sometimes excruciatingly painful - condition, some lifestyle factors which may seem healthy, like low-fat diets and losing weight quickly, plus not drinking alcohol, can actually make gallstones more likely.
If your gallstones were diagnosed f your gallstones were diagnosed by chance, and have never caused by chance, and have never caused symptoms, you may wish to avoid symptoms, you may wish to avoid surgery.
Guinness World Record confirmed that the record has been approved and 'The youngest person to have gallstones and gall bladder removed is Mohammad SafiUllah (Pakistan b.
The primary endpoint of the trial is a complete dissolution of newly formed cholesterol gallstones following bariatric surgery.
What to do: If you're thinking about going on a very-low-calorie diet, consider gallstones as a possible downside.
It was impossible to rule out confounding by some other factor, such as a high-fat diet, that simultaneously caused both the elevation in BMI and the elevation in risk for gallstones.
He underwent a successful surgery to have the gallstones removed after doctors attended to his lung infection.
On December 8th Mandela was admitted to a hospital in Pretoria where he underwent surgery to remove gallstones and treatment for a lung infection.
Johannesburg: President Jacob Zuma wrapped up the year urging South Africa to continue praying for the frail Nelson Mandela who is recovering from a lung infection and surgery to extract gallstones.
Shortly after its introduction in the 1980s, laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) became the surgical treatment of choice for symptomatic gallstones.
Nelson Mandela had successful surgery to remove gallstones yesterday.