gallstone

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a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts

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The surgical indications for smaller polyps were the presence of gallbladder stones, being symptomatic, suspicious sonographic findings such as vascularization pattern and sessile shape, rapid growth during follow-up, and personal request of the patient.
Objective: Gallbladder stones are common in the Western world, and 70% to 80% of gallstones are cholesterol stones.
The long-term rate of recurrence of gallstones after lithotripsy of primarily solitary gallbladder stones is lower than expected from post-bile acid dissolution trials.
Gallbladder stones vary in size from less than a millimetre up to a few centimetres in diameter.
Et al Giant molded gallbladder stone in biliary lithiasis following choledochal ascariasis.
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) remains gold standard treatment for symptomatic and complicating gallbladder stone disease.
In a retrospective study on patients over 60 years of age, it was noted for the first time that CBD stone patients have significantly more diagnosed hypothyroidism (11%), not only when compared to control patients from whom gallstones had been excluded (2%), but also when compared to gallbladder stone patients without CBD stones (6%).
CONCLUSION: Gallbladder stone without CBD stones without acute cholecystitis were main indications for laparoscopic cholecystectomy and CBD stones, acute cholecystitis, dense adhesions were contra indications for laparoscopic cholecystectomy in our study.
All of them had a diameter of less than 10 mm and only one (14%) of them was complicated by gallbladder stones.
Heartburn, indigestion and gas are some symptoms of gallbladder stones.
Carl Langenbuch performed the first successful cholecystectomy in 1882, and for greater than 100 years, it was the standard treatment for symptomatic gallbladder stones.
The most common indications for cholecystectomy are gallbladder stones and cholecystitis (i.