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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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2] are at twice the risk of gallbladder disease than women with a normal BMI (< 25 kg/[m.
Gallstones Common in Seniors Gallstones are the most common form of gallbladder disease.
Controlled evaluation in the diagnosis and management of patients with possible acalculous gallbladder disease.
The gallbladder disease called XGC, with perforation and involve to the stomach wall.
Gallbladder disease affects more than 20 million adults in the USA and it is a cause of considerable morbidity.
1) Ethnic differences in gallbladder disease prevalence differ according to sex and were only partly explained by known risk factors.
Defective gallbladder motility is implicated in cholesterol gallbladder disease.
Symptoms of acute coronary events and acute gallbladder disease may mimic one another, and many tragedies have occurred when one has been mistaken for the other.
The company did not admit liability as part of the settlement, and maintains that it does not believe the birth control pills increase risk of gallbladder disease.
Dr (Col) Harikrishnan's is an authority in Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery, which includes minimally invasive techniques to treat gallbladder disease, appendicitis, hernias, hemorrhoids, anal fissure and pilonidal cyst.
5) Gallbladder TB usually occurs as an unexpected finding following surgery for benign gallbladder disease (5) or in the context of immune suppression.
Against such sparse benefits, the panel weighed relatively new evidence of the risks, including a significantly higher rate of life-threatening blood clots in the legs and lungs, a greater probability of gallbladder disease and increased risk of urinary incontinence that persisted in studies for at least three years.
Conclusion: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the gold standard technique in the treatment of gallbladder disease.