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Cholecystitis

Acute Cholecystitis This is caused by a blockage in the cystic duct or neck of the gallbladder (95% of cases are gallstones or gallstone precursor ‘sludge’) It is unlikely to be infection, and more likely to be local inflammation. You can also get associated peritonitis.  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Pancreas & Gallbladder

pancreas gallbladder dr. fabian  
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over 5 years ago
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Pancreas & Gallbladder

pancreas gallbladder dr. fabian  
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about 5 years ago
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Acute Cholecystitis

This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Acute Cholecystitis, Hydrops Gallbladder, Cholecystitis.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Is it possible to get gallstones after having the gallbladder removed?

In a lecture today, someone said today that a patient might still get gallstones even after they've had their gallbladder removed. I don't get how! Can someone explain please?  
Ben Langton
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Low-fat diet and gallstones

Diet high in fat may reduce the risk of gallstones during rapid weight loss: http://www.nutrientsreview.com/lipids/fats.html Diet high in saturated fat may increase the risk of gallstones. Meals high in fat supposedly trigger pain in gallbladder stones disease, and many doctors recommend low-fat meals to prevent the pain http://www.patient.co.uk/health/gallstones-diet-sheet My questions: Do high-fat meals really trigger pain in gallbladder stone disease? Any experience with patients? Would you, as a doctor, recommend a low-fat diet to someone who already has gallstones?  
Jan Modric
about 5 years ago
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UOTW #36 – Ultrasound of the Week

61 yo female with no previous medical history presenting with nausea, vomiting and epigastric pain that began approximately 4 hours after eating at a mexican restaurant. Vital signs showed sinus tachycardia and mild hypoxia with the patient sating 92% on room air.  Abdominal ultrasound was performed, identifying a normal gallbladder. However, due to the patients age and abnormal vital signs, an echo was performed immediately after the gallbladder ultrasound and identified the following:  
ultrasoundoftheweek.com
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Liver Diseases Revision

A simplified drawing for the diseases of liver and gallbladder. Hope it helps!  
nedaa kiwan
over 4 years ago
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Gallbladder Problems and Solutions

Whether you have gallbladder issues or you've had your gallbladder removed you'll definitely want to learn what your options are for living a long healthy li...  
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about 4 years ago
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New Tool to Visualize Bile Ducts in Cholecystectomies (VIDEO) |

Gallbladders are getting removed every day using laparoscopic tools, but every so often common bile ducts are accidentally damaged causing serious side eff  
medgadget.com
about 4 years ago
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Robotic Cholecystectomy: Much Higher Costs, Same Outcomes

Robotic and single-incision minimally invasive gallbladder surgery offer substantially less surgical value than traditional laparoscopic cholecystectomy, according to new study.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Traditional Serrated Adenomas of the Upper Digestive Tract

Traditional serrated adenomas can be present in the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, and gallbladder. Are they precursors to invasive carcinoma?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Duplication of Gallbladder and Horse-Shoe Kidney

Abdominal imaging of this 9-year-old boy with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain revealed a rare combination of congenital defects.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Residents May Be Short on Open Surgery Experience

Surgical residents in Texas did 92% fewer open gallbladder surgeries in the last 30 years. Concern is rising that fewer surgeons in many specialties will be sufficiently trained for open procedures.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago