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Remove The Gallbladder So That Gallstones Won’t Form Further by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 8:23am By Sarah Ding Over the past two weeks, I’ve heard of three persons I know who were subject to remove their gallbladder through surgery. The gallbladder is a small, hollow organ that sits in a concavity of the liver. The main function of the gallbladder is to store bile produced by the liver that aids the digestive process. The orthodox ... Read on »
About Gall Stone by steven Posted Sun 24 May 2009 3:58am 1 Comment The gall bladder is that part of the digestive system which stores and secretes the bile salts that are used in the process of breaking down food into its adsorptive components. A lack of these salts leads to malabsorption maladies. The gall bladder is located on the right side of the body and is connected to the biliary tract system by the cysti ... Read on »
Gallstones – how are they treated? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 25 Oct 2012 10:12am In this article, Mr Satya Bhattacharya, Consultant General and Hepatobiliary Surgeon, explains more about gallstonesLumps of solid matter found in the gallbladder., the symptoms they can cause, how they are managed, and the surgical techniques used to remove the gallbladderSmall pea ... Read on »
Protect Your Gall Bladder Naturally by Dr Gowthaman Facebook Posted Fri 07 May 2010 5:59am The gallbladder is a hollow organ that lies beneath the liver. In adults, the gallbladder measures approximately 8 cm in length and 4 cm in diameter when fully distended.  It is divided into three sections -  fundus, body, and neck. The neck tapers and connects to the biliary tree via the cystic duct, which then joins the common hepatic duct to bec ... Read on »
Gall Bladder Issues in Cystic Fibrosis by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:27pm The gall bladder is a small, pear-shaped organ that connects to the liver by a series of ducts. As part of the digestive system, the gallbladder’s role is to store bile (a bitter liquid produced by the liver) that will be used to digest food, particularly fat, on its way to the small intestine. Nearly every cystic fibrosis (CF) p ... Read on »
What Are Gallstones? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ located beneath the liver on the right side of the abdomen. The gallbladder's primary functions are to store and concentrate bile and secrete bile into the small intestine at the proper time to help digest food. The gallbladder is connected to the liver and the small intestine by a se ... Read on »
Post-Cholecystectomy Syndrome (Symptoms after Gallbladder Surgery) by Robert W. Posted Sat 17 Oct 2009 2:03pm     Health Report: Post-Cholecystectomy Syndrome (Symptoms after Gallbladder Surgery)   "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS       Updated:  10/18/2009 The information in this column is intended fo ... Read on »
Medical Glossary by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Below is a compiled list of medical terms relate to diseases of the pancreas, procedures, and other essential definitions. A Adenocarcinoma A cancer that develops in the lining or inner surface of an organ. More than 95 percent of prostate cancers are adenocarcinoma. Adjuvant Therapy Treatment that is giv ... Read on »
Sinai Surgeon Dr. Yassar Youssef Performs Scarless Gallbladder Surgery by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Jan 2013 6:00am Did you know that  Yassar Youssef, M.D. , is the first surgeon in Baltimore City to perform gallbladder surgery using just one incision and the da Vinci® Surgical System ? Because the single incision of about an inch is made in the patient’s navel, he or she is left without a noticeable scar. Additional patient benefits are less pain, less ... Read on »