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Synonyms for gallbladder

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

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He also uses intradermal neural therapy injections (1% procaine) on these and other gallbladder and liver points.
Acute pancreatitis may also develop, when a gallstone moves out of the gallbladder and blocks the opening of the pancreas, causing it to become inflamed and painful.
Gallbladder disease and heart disease both affect roughly the same number of people in the U.
Sonographic findings were a thickened gallbladder wall (defined as wall thickness > 4 mm) in absence of ascitis and hypoalbuminemia, a positive sonographic Murphy's sign (defined as maximum tenderness of the sonographically localized gallbladder), pericholecystic fluid collection, and no stone(s) in the gallbladder (4).
Women whose diets were the highest in green leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, and vitamin C-rich foods (more than 30 milligrams vitamin C per serving) were less likely to have their gallbladder removed.
In such cases, the cooling Kidney energy is unable to restrain the excess fire of the Liver and Gallbladder.
Results: Sildenafil showed an inhibitory effect on gallbladder contraction in healthy volunteers that began at 30 minutes.
Few people know where their gallbladder is, much less what it does.
As I remember, intestinal survival is relatively short, but Salmonellae can establish a nidus in the gallbladder and survive there for many years.
an ultrasound examination read by the radiologist (from home) shows sludge in the gallbladder and stones.
Our breakthrough finally came when I became extremely ill with gallbladder disease.
CASE FACTS: On December 27, 1979, Raeline Thompson had gallbladder surgery performed by Drs.
Gallstones get into the gallbladder because that's where they are made.
More than half of persons with gallstones remain free of symptoms, and as long as the stones remain in the gallbladder, they may do no harm.