What You Need to Know About Gallstones

Most people don't give their gallbladder a second thought. They may not even know where it's located in their bodies. And many people can go through their lives without their gallbladders causing them any problems. Then there are those of us who have gallbladders who make their presence know....with intense pain. You are most likely to have problems with your gallbladder if something blocks the flow of bile through the bile ducts. The cause of this is usually a gallstone. The type of gallbladder disease that results from gallstones is called Cholelithiasis. Learn what you need to know about gallstones if your doctor has told you that you have them.What You Need to Know About Gallstones originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 06:00:40.Permalink | Comment | Email this
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Source: American Journal of Roentgenology - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThe incidence rate of peroneal tendon subluxation is relatively low, and surgery is the primary treatment of this type of injury, with various available surgical methods available for the performing surgeon. Peroneal groove deepening and retinaculum ligament repair offers a satisfactory outcome.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionClinician awareness must be heightened for perforating CD in the setting of abscess refractory to either multiple drainage procedures, although care should be taken to individualize treatment to each CD patient who presents with an abdominal abscess.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionDisplaced lateral meniscus tear into the popliteal hiatus can be seen as a characteristic double popliteal sign in MRI as the displaced meniscus flap runs on the tibial surface parallel to the popliteus tendon.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Hand Clinics - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Preface Source Type: research
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Source: Gastroenterology Research and Practice - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterol Res Pract Source Type: research
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Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
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Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
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Source: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
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