gallstone disease


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gallstone disease

Surgery The constellation of Sx associated with gallstones. See Cholecystitis, Gallstone.
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However 20 year after its inception, uncertainty persists about the application of laparoscopic tech- niques to the management of patients with com- plicated gallstone disease.
Researchers, reporting in the November 11, 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that compared to not using statin-type drugs, patients with long-term statin use have a reduced risk of gallstone disease followed by gallstone surgery.
of University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland, examined the association between statin use and the risk of developing gallstone disease followed by cholecystectomy or surgical removal of the gallbladder.
Gallbladder and gallstone disease outcomes were reported by the participants in the semi-annual safety monitoring questionnaire and confirmed with medical and hospital records.
A new study suggests that eating nuts frequently can reduce the risk of gallstone disease in women.
A decade later, 1,081 of them had been diagnosed with symptomatic gallstone disease.
Anyone is a potential candidate for gallstone disease, but women are particularly vulnerable.
Gallstone disease is the commonest of all gallbladder disease along with its complications like mucocele of gallbladder, empyema of gallbladder, gangrene of gallbladder, etc.
Objective: To determine the microbiology of the bile culture and antimicrobial susceptibility in patients with symptomatic gallstone disease in our setup.
Gallstone disease (GD) is a common problem in elderly women and there has been a very well known association of this disease with obesity and mulltiparity.
Since then it has remained a rare but significant complication of gallstone disease.