cholelithiasis


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cholelithiasis

[‚kō·lə‚li′thī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
The production of or the condition associated with gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts.
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Cholelithiasis is the most common cause of acute pancreatitis in pregnant women [8]; however, it should be emphasized that the absence of cholesterol deposits does not necessarily preclude the presence of this condition.
For example, the Pima tribe of Arizona has the highest prevalence of gallstone disease in the world, where an estimated 73% of women > 25 years have cholelithiasis with the prevalence rising to 90% by [greater than or equal to] 65 years.
2%10 for cholelithiasis in Karachi population, precision of 5% and confidence interval of 95% the sample size came out to be 141.
The use of laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy for complicated cholelithiasis.
The causes and precipitating factors for gallbladder torsion are sudden body movement, blunt abdominal trauma, vigorous peristalsis of the adjacent viscera, cholelithiasis with acute dilatation of the gallbladder, atherosclerosis of the cystic artery, kyphoscoliosis, loss of elastic tissue, visceroptosis, liver atrophy, loss of visceral fat and elasticity, and thin patients(1,3).
Histological Changes in human gallbladder in pathological condition including cholecystitis and cholelithiasis an analytical study.
This study aimed to assess relations between xanthine serum xanthine oxidoreductases, uric acid and trace elements (Mo and Fe) in sera of cholelithiasis patients.
Conclusion: Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration is a promising minimally invasive surgery for patients with cholelithiasis, during which intravenously infused lidocaine can rapidly recover the gastrointestinal function and exert short-term analgesic effects, with mild adverse reactions also.
In a recent journal article, "Diagnosis and Management of Choledocholithiasis in the Golden Age of Imaging, Endoscopy and Laparoscopy," it was reported that 11 to 21 percent of patients with cholelithiasis have BDS at the time of surgery.
USPRwire, Thu Mar 19 2015] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Cholelithiasis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2015" provides data on the Cholelithiasis clinical trial scenario.
The initial treatment given was an antiinflammatory combined with a cephalosporin and an antispasmodic because the diagnoses of mesenteric venous thrombosis, cholelithiasis, cholecystitis and some other diseases were excluded.
A total of 100 cases with symptomatic cholelithiasis were operated by open cholecystectomy from January 2011 to December 2012.