Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.
Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.
Radiography of the gallbladder after ingestion of a contrast medium.
Tumors or cancer of the gallbladder.
Technetium Tc 99m Disofenin
A condition marked by the development of widespread xanthomas, yellow tumor-like structures filled with lipid deposits. Xanthomas can be found in a variety of tissues including the SKIN; TENDONS; joints of KNEES and ELBOWS. Xanthomatosis is associated with disturbance of LIPID METABOLISM and formation of FOAM CELLS.
Hemorrhage in or through the BILIARY TRACT due to trauma, inflammation, CHOLELITHIASIS, vascular disease, or neoplasms.
Biliary Tract Diseases
Diseases in any part of the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Technetium Tc 99m Lidofenin
Conversion to Open Surgery
Cholangiopancreatography, Magnetic Resonance
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Common Bile Duct
The largest bile duct. It is formed by the junction of the CYSTIC DUCT and the COMMON HEPATIC DUCT.
Messages between computer users via COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. This feature duplicates most of the features of paper mail, such as forwarding, multiple copies, and attachments of images and other file types, but with a speed advantage. The term also refers to an individual message sent in this way.
The functions and activities carried out by the U.S. Postal Service, foreign postal services, and private postal services such as Federal Express.