The Basics of Gallstones Gallstones are crystal- deposits that develop in the gallbladder — a small, pear-shaped organ that stores bile, a digestive
Diarrhea: How to Deal With This Post-Gallbladder Surgery Side Effect Tom Le Goff / Photodisc / Getty Images Chronic diarrhea, defined as three or more
Diagnosis of Gallstones | NIDDK Doctors use your medical history, a physical exam, and lab and imaging tests to diagnose gallstones. A health care professional
An Overview of Biliary Dyskinesia Biliary dyskinesia is a condition of the gallbladder. The gallbladder stores a digestive enzyme called bile.
What to Expect Before, During, and After Having Your Gallbladder Removed Via Laparoscopic Surgery Of course, people would prefer to prevent a health issue
Gallstones: Aging and Medications Increase Risk US Pharm. 2010;35(12):21-24 Age is a major risk factor for the formation of gallstones, or cholelithiasis.
Gallstones – Complications A small number of people with gallstones may develop serious problems if the gallstones cause a severe blockage or move
Management of Gallstones and Their Complications 1. Egbert AM. Gallstone symptoms. Myth and reality. Postgrad Med. 1991;90:119–26…
Diagnostic Tests for Gallbladder Disease The gallbladder — a sac located near the liver that serves as a storage space for bile — can be stricken with
Doctors analyze treatment options for gallbladder disease More than 25 million Americans have gallstones, and each year about 1 million new cases are diagnosed.