This was emphasized by a health expert in a lay forum on gallstones
titled "Bukol sa Apdo" (Gallstone
) held at the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) Auditorium in North Avenue, Quezon City, as part of its founding celebration this month of September.
spillage during laparoscopic cholecystectomy is common with the reported incidence of 6%-30% [7-9], which occurs less frequently in open surgery and the spilt stones are easy to retrieve .
disease is one of the most common and costly gastrointestinal diseases-accounting for $5.
All of the patients had their gallstones
detected by ultrasonography; 174 (87%) had multiple gallstones
while 26 (13%) patients had a single gallstone
Conclusion: The relationship between cholesterol, LDL, and HDL levels and cholesterol gallstone
formation is multifactorial and complex and is also dependent on other individual properties.
who reviewed gallstone
loss in 47 females, where the most common pelvic location of stones was the Douglas pouch .
disease is a major health, symptoms of which include recurrent abdominal pain and nausea, although many people with gallstones
have no symptoms.
With childhood obesity on the rise, paediatricians can expect to diagnose and treat an increasing number of children affected by gallstone
The first case of gallstone
ileus was reported by Bartholin (cited by Lassandro et al.
Value of CT in the diagnosis and management of gallstone
are hard particles that develop in the gallbladder, an organ in the abdominal area.
a) Gender: Generally, gallstone
disease is more prevalent in females than in males.
The pain that people experience from a gallstone
attack can be debilitating," Dr.
studies that included 225,000 women and 43,000 men, they found that a history of gallstone
disease was linked to a 15 percent to 33 percent increased risk of developing heart disease.
If you've ever had gallstone
disease, you might face an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a recent analysis.