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gallbladder disease

Surgery A popular term for any condition associated with dysfunctional bile ducts, including cholecystitis, cholelithiasis or gallstones, and cancer
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(Editors) Gallstones and inflammatory gallbladder diseases. In: Diseases of the liver and biliary system, 11th edn.
Lee et al., "Outcomes of endoscopic transpapillary gallbladder stenting for symptomatic gallbladder diseases: A multicenter prospective follow-up study," Endoscopy, vol.
Gallstones Common in Seniors Gallstones are the most common form of gallbladder disease. Formed from bile and cholesterol, they range in diameter from a few millimeters to several centimeters.
Dawber, "The epidemiology of gallbladder disease: observations in the Framingham study," Journal of Chronic Diseases, vol.
Controlled evaluation in the diagnosis and management of patients with possible acalculous gallbladder disease. Jama.
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.
Patients were interviewed in follow-up appointments and complications related to gallbladder disease were recorded.
Defective gallbladder motility is implicated in cholesterol gallbladder disease. Nitric oxide plays an important role in gallbladder motility by triggering relaxation of the gallbladder and allowing emptying, thereby reducing the build-up of gallstones.
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.