gallstone disease


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gallstone disease

Surgery The constellation of Sx associated with gallstones. See Cholecystitis, Gallstone.
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A comparative study of serum lipid profile and gallstone disease. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2007;50(2):308-12.
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.
Gallstone disease is one of the most common problems affecting the digestive tract where autopsy reports show a prevalence of 11-36% [1].
Epidemiology of gallstone disease in Italy: prevalence data of the Multicenter Italian Study on Cholelithiasis (M.I.COL.).
Recent data indicate that routine ultrasonography in patients with gallstone disease may fail to identify LSGB disease, which was the situation in our patient.
The estimated prevalence rate of symptomatic haemorrhoids in the United States is 4.4% of the adult population.8 The third most common surgical disease in this series was gallstone disease (6.4%).
Acute and chronic pancreatitis (an inflammation of the pancreas usually characterized by abdominal pain) are believed to be commonly caused by gallstone disease and excessive alcohol use, respectively.
Overweight men who undergo several cycles of intentional weight loss or unintentional weight gain are at risk for gallstone disease, reported Dr.
Gallstone disease affects 10%-25% of American adults and is a leading cause of hospital admission.
A new study suggests that eating nuts frequently can reduce the risk of gallstone disease in women.
Asymptomatic gallstone disease is being increasingly diagnosed today as a result of widespread use of ultrasonography in the evaluation of patients with abdominal complaints.
Gallstone disease is the commonest problem of the hepato-biliary system which requires either laparoscopic or open surgical intervention.