News tagged with gallbladder
There's a novel way to remove a gallbladder: Use a surgical robot to take it out through the navel.
Surgery Sep 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For more than 100 years, the traditional treatment for the painful growths called gallstones has been removal of the gallbladder, or cholecystectomy. But a new device, patented in China, promises to make removing the entire ...
Other Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Oral estrogen therapy for menopausal women is associated with an increased risk of gallbladder surgery, according to a large-scale study of more than 70 000 women in France published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) ...
Surgery Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Updated evidence on hormone replacement therapy for menopausal women presents good news for those at risk of osteoporosis, but a mixed bag of results regarding breast cancer and other chronic ...
Medical research May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- There's new hope for the fight against cancer and cardiovascular disease, following breakthrough research identifying a pigment in our bile.
Cardiology Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Prescribing opioids for pain to older patients within seven days of short-stay surgery appears to be associated with long-term analgesic use compared to those patients who did not receive prescriptions for analgesics after ...
Medications Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For patients with biliary tract cancers, postresection adjuvant therapy with chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy appears to be beneficial in treating patients with biliary tract cancers, with ...
Cancer Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Gattex (teduglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat nutritional problems caused by short bowel syndrome.
Medications Dec 22, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
On Tuesday (Dec. 20), Dr. Santiago Horgan, chief of minimally invasive surgery at UC San Diego Health System, was the first surgeon in the United States to remove a diseased gallbladder through a patients belly button ...
Other Dec 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Tissue with wound-like conditions allows tumors to grow and spread. In mouse lung cancer cells, treatment with silibinin, a major component of milk thistle, removed the molecular billboards that signal these wound-like conditions ...
Cancer Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new UCLA study shows that physicians who work shorter shifts are less likely to make mistakes during medical procedures.
Health Dec 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Nature sees to it that we do not have "too much choler" (bile) in our body. A delicately equilibrated regulation system ensures that there is always exactly the right amount of bile in the gallbladder. When ...
Medical research Jul 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new minimally invasive tumor ablation technique is providing hope for liver cancer patients who can't undergo surgery or thermal ablation, a study shows.
Cancer Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC, have successfully created and implemented an emergency general surgery registry (EGSR) that will advance the science of acute surgical care by allowing ...
Other Feb 06, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study presented today at the International Liver Congress 2012 indicates the potential for gallbladder tissue (which is routinely discarded from organ donors and surgical interventions) to be a highly available candidate ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In vertebrates the gallbladder (cholecyst, gall bladder, Biliary Vesicle) is a small organ that aids mainly in fat digestion and concentrates bile produced by the liver. In humans the loss of the gallbladder is usually easily tolerated.
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