, hard particles, develop in the gallbladder.
The term gallstone
gastrointestinal obstruction is suggested for mechanical intestinal obstruction with gallstones
When performed well, by appropriately trained surgeons who are experienced and who specialise in gallstones
or hernia repair, the results are very good.
are made of cholesterol, calcium salts, and bile," says Rasa Zarnegar, MD, an associate professor of surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine.
A surgeon inNashik,India, extracted 4,100 gallstones
from a 43-year-old man in a 4-hour surgery on Saturday.
80 percent of gallstones
are made of cholesterol, whereas 20 percent of gallstones
are made of calcium salts and bilirubin  and are known as pigment stones.
HYDERABAD -- Gallstones
can present in a number of ways.
An ultrasound shows no gallstones
and no dilated common bile duct (CBD).
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the gold standard for treating symptomatic gallstones
, with large studies and systematic reviews reporting reduced hospital stay and pain [1, 2].
Dubai: Surgeons at Khalifa General Hospital in Umm Al Quwain have removed 1,600 gallstones
of various sizes from an Emirati woman in her forties.
Common in Seniors Gallstones
are the most common form of gallbladder disease.
A common complication of this surgical procedure is the gallbladder perforation and spillage of gallstones
into the abdominal cavity , which occurs in approximately 30% of cases .