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Gallstone ileus is a rare cause (1%-4% of cases) of mechanical small bowel obstruction.
BOTH gallstone surgery and hernia repair can be carried out as either open surgery or laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.
The surgeon added that obesity, diabetes, irregular food habits, and cholesterol are reasons behind gallstone formation and is more common in women.
Our study is aimed in finding the lipid abnormalities in patients suffering from gallstone diseases.
Highlighting his research work, he said gallstone disease is common among women of low-income families in southern areas of Sindh.
The correct answer in this case is passage of a gallstone.
Macroscopic histopathology report revealed a partially opened gallbladder with no gallstone within the lumen, suggesting that the spilled large calculus was not retrieved from the peritoneal cavity.
Cholecystitis a Risk Gallstone blockages can resolve themselves, with stones spontaneously moving out of the bile duct and into the intestine.
Nakaska, "Gallstone abscess as a result ofdropped gallstones during laparoscopic cholecystectomy," International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, vol.
If you've ever had gallstone disease, you might face an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a recent analysis.
A history of gallstone disease may put you at higher risk for developing coronary heart disease, according to a study published recently in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.