gallbladder


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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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Most reported cases have identified only a thick whitish paste-like material in the gallbladder or biliary ducts.
42% gallbladder perforation (GBP) in laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), was observed in "Group B" using Monopolar electrocautery for dissection as compared to 8.
Gallstones are often painful if they pass from the gallbladder through the bile duct into the intestine.
Faisal Ghani informed about the causes Cholecystitis a gallstone stuck in the cystic duct, a tube that carries bile from the gallbladder, is most often the cause of sudden (acute) cholecystitis.
The CT results suggested cholecystitis, thickening of the gastric wall, but not found a relationship between gallbladder and stomach.
In order to achieve hemostasis and protect the remaining liver gallbladder bed an absorbable fibrin sealant patch was placed at this level.
He also uses intradermal neural therapy injections (1% procaine) on these and other gallbladder and liver points.
Abdominal tuberculosis is common in developing countries but gallbladder tuberculosis (GT) is an extremely rare disease [1,2], and very few cases have been reported in the literature.
She had her gallbladder surgically removed and she is now back to work.
Cancer of the gallbladder is a relatively uncommon cancer of the gastrointestinal tract and was first described by Maximillian de Stroll in 1777 [1].
Since his symptoms did not improve, the patient ultimately underwent open cholecystectomy where the gallbladder was noted to be distended with patches of necrosis and free purulent fluid.