gall bladder

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Synonyms for gall bladder

a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion

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But while they were operating to remove my gall bladder they found I had a very inflamed appendix, so they were removed too.
Al-Rabeeah earlier said that medical examinations revealed serious deformities in vital areas, such as the ventricles and pulmonary artery, liver and gall bladder.
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.
Ann underwent several unpleasant procedures over five weeks, after which she was discharged with the advice to take paracetamol and that she would receive a date for removal of the gall bladder in two months.
Particularly from a surgical point of view, patients with gall bladder problems and peptic ulcers can show up with worsening symptoms when they eat heavy meals.
The 15cm tumour was removed from the gall bladder and liver of the 41-year-old patient.
Furthermore, a 2 x 3 cm abdominal wall abscess was found behind the superior part of the right rectus abdominis muscle, equivalent to the port site where the perforated gall bladder was extracted 17 years earlier (Fig.
CRUSHED beetles, fish gall bladders and secretions from tropical tree insects are being added to Britain's favourite foods and drinks, the Sunday People can reveal.
According to Sobinsky, "This is the typical indication to perform gall bladder surgery.
Iain Banks who died following a battle with gall bladder cancer
Employing bipolar electrosurgical current, the EVERSHEARS scissors are used to precisely cut or divide tissue and coagulate bleeding during minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopic-assisted hysterectomies and gall bladder removals.
The team at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Wales studied 156 patients who underwent elective gall bladder surgery during 1990 and 2000.
In many cases, however, gallstone sufferers have no choice but to undergo cholecysectomy, or removal of the gall bladder.
Inflammation of the gall bladder, usually associated with gallstones blocking the flow of bile from the liver.