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We aimed to sonographically evaluate the effects of sildenafil and placebo on gallbladder contraction and postprandial volumetric changes.
Problems occur when a gallstone makes its way out of the gallbladder (see "A Lot of Gall").
The cystic duct connects the neck of the gallbladder with the common bile duct--the thin tube that connects the liver and gallbladder to the small intestine.
Cholecystectomy--the surgical removal of the gallbladder--is the standard method for treating symptomatic gallstones and gallbladder disease.
This fact sheet discusses commonly held beliefs about digestive diseases, including pancreatitis and gallbladder disease.
The traditional method of removing the gallbladder requires a five to six inch incision, a five to six day hospital stay and a six week recovery period.
We are just beginning to learn some of the answers to fundamental questions, such as what causes gallstones to form and the relative roles of the liver and gallbladder in stone formation.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Gallbladder Cancer, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
GALLSTONES & KIDNEY STONES GALLSTONES Gallstones are stones of various sizes and composition that occur in the gallbladder.
Gallbladder cancer (GBC) is considered the most common malignant lesion of the biliary tract and the fifth most common among malignant neoplasms of the digestive tract.
The Jordanian singer is is on the road to recovery after undergoing an operation to remove the gallstones her doctor had found in her gallbladder.