News tagged with gallbladder
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
According to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, better understanding of a patient's abdominal pain could help physicians know which patients will benefit most from surgical removal of the gallbladder. Clinic ...
Other Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
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
(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
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
(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
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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