Plain abdominal X-ray and abdominal tomography were highly suggestive of gallstone
ileus (Figure 1, 2).
Likewise, laparoscopic gallstone
surgery reduces the time spent recovering from a couple of months down to a couple of weeks.
If you have gallstones
that are causing symptoms, the most common treatment is cholecystectomy, or gallbladder removal.
He pointed out that severe gallstone
disease can even lead to gallbladder cancer in 1 out of 1,000 patients.
were collected after cholecystectomy.
He said that females between the age group of 30 and 44 years were seen to be more prone to develop gallstones
than females of any other age group.
What are the data on liver labs in the setting of acute obstruction as seen with the passage of a gallstone
recently reviewed 10 large case series reporting on postoperative complications from spilled gallstones
during LC .
are thought to develop because of an imbalance in the chemical make-up of bile inside the gallbladder.
The increasing use of this laparoscopic procedure has resulted in an increased incidence of spillage of gallstones
into the abdominal cavity, which occurs in approximately 30% of cases  and mostly happens during the dissection of the gallbladder or during the removal of the organ through port sites [1, 3].
were now the prime suspect and surgery was the only option.
Many dogs have gallstones
that don't cause problems, but they are often painful if they pass from the gallbladder through the bile duct into the intestine.