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*  Biliary tract
Between meals, secreted bile is stored in the gall bladder. During a meal, the bile is secreted into the duodenum to rid the ... During a meal, the smooth muscles in the gallbladder wall contract, leading to the bile being secreted into the duodenum to rid ... The biliary tract, (biliary tree or biliary system) refers to the liver, gall bladder and bile ducts, and how they work ... Between meals, secreted bile is stored in the gall bladder, where 80%-90% of the water and electrolytes can be absorbed, ...
*  Gallbladder polyp
... s are growths or lesions resembling growths (polypoid lesions) in the wall of the gallbladder. True polyps are ... Adenomyomatosis describes a diseased state of the gallbladder in which the gallbladder wall is excessively thick, due to ... Lin WR, Lin DY, Tai DI, Hsieh SY, Lin CY, Sheen IS, Chiu CT (2008). "Prevalence of and risk factors for gallbladder polyps ... Gallbladder polyps are usually found incidentally when examining the abdomen by ultrasound for other conditions, usually ...
*  Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses
They form as a result of increased pressure in the gallbladder and recurrent damage to the wall of the gallbladder. Black ... Cholecystectomy Strawberry gallbladder Cariati, A; Cetta, F (2002). "Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses of the gallbladder are ... Histologically, they are outpouchings of gallbladder mucosa into the gallbladder muscle layer and subserosal tissue as a result ... "MR diagnosis of adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder and differentiation from gallbladder carcinoma: importance of showing ...
*  Bile
The remaining bile is stored in the gallbladder. After food consumption the bile in the gallbladder is released to help with ... In humans, bile is produced continuously by the liver (liver bile), and stored and concentrated in the gallbladder (gallbladder ... The composition of gallbladder bile is 97% water, 0.7% bile salts, 0.2% bilirubin, 0.51% fats (cholesterol, fatty acids and ... The pH of common duct bile (7.50 to 8.05) is higher than that of the corresponding gallbladder bile (6.80 to 7.65). Bile in the ...
*  Gallstone
The first is how often and how well the gallbladder contracts; incomplete and infrequent emptying of the gallbladder may cause ... In those who are having gallbladder attacks, surgery to remove the gallbladder is typically recommended. This can be either ... The gallbladder may contain a single large stone or many smaller ones. Pseudoliths, sometimes referred to as sludge, are thick ... There is 4 mm gall bladder wall thickening. Gallstones as seen on plain X-ray Large gallstone as seen on CT Play media A normal ...
*  Common bile duct stone
Typically, the gallbladder is then removed, an operation called cholecystectomy, to prevent a future occurrence of common bile ... In this procedure, tiny incisions are made in the abdomen and then in the cystic duct that connects the gallbladder to the bile ... This procedure may be used in the case of large stones, when the duct anatomy is complex, during or after some gallbladder ... If the patient must have the gallbladder removed for gallstones, the surgeon may choose to proceed with the surgery, and obtain ...
*  Gallbladder
... gallbladder polyps and having a highly calcified "porcelain" gallbladder. Cancer of the gallbladder can cause attacks of ... Additionally, the gallbladder may fail to form at all. Gallbladders with two lobes separated by a septum may also exist. These ... The gallbladder has a capacity of about 50 millilitres (1.8 imperial fluid ounces). The gallbladder is shaped like a pear, with ... The gallbladder fossa, against which the fundus and body of the gallbladder lie, is found beneath the junction of hepatic ...
*  Gallbladder disease
... s are diseases involving the gallbladder. Gallstones may develop in the gallbladder as well as elsewhere in ... If gallstones in the gallbladder are symptomatic, surgical removal of the gallbladder, known as cholecystectomy may be ... About 104 million new cases of gallbladder and biliary disease occurred in 2013. During pregnancy when female sex hormones are ... For cholesterol gallstones, metabolic alterations in hepatic cholesterol secretion combine with changes in gallbladder motility ...
*  Gallbladder cancer
... which also can lead to calcification of the gallbladder, a condition known as porcelain gallbladder. Porcelain gallbladder is ... Gallbladder adenocarcinoma histopathology Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis (XGC) is a rare form of gallbladder disease which ... Some studies indicate that people with porcelain gallbladder have a high risk of developing gallbladder cancer, but other ... Gallbladder adenocarcinoma lymphatic invasion histopathology Incidentally discovered gallbladder cancer (adenocarcinoma) ...
*  Porcelain gallbladder
... is a calcification of the gallbladder believed to be brought on by excessive gallstones, although the ... The assertion that porcelain gallbladder increases the incidence of gallbladder cancer is widely taught in medical schools but ... Two articles published in 2001 examined the association between cancer of the gallbladder and calcified gallbladder. The first ... cancer did not have calcified gallbladders while the 15 patients with porcelain gallbladders did not have gallbladder cancer. ...
*  Cholesterolosis of gallbladder
In surgical pathology, strawberry gallbladder, more formally cholesterolosis of the gallbladder and gallbladder cholesterolosis ... "Cholesterolosis of the Gall Bladder". Izzo L, Boschetto A, Brachini G, et al. (2001). "["Strawberry" gallbladder: review of the ... Cholesterolosis of the gallbladder (gross image) Micrograph of cholesterolosis of the gallbladder Micrograph of cholesterolosis ... is a change in the gallbladder wall due to excess cholesterol. The name strawberry gallbladder comes from the typically ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cancer: Gastrointestinal: Gallbladder
... cells form in the tissues of the gallbladder. Also known as cholangiocarcinoma. ... eMedicine: Gallbladder Cancer Article by Andrew Kennedy, MD provides background of the disease, frequency, treatment options, ... A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the gallbladder. Also known as cholangiocarcinoma. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Digestive System Disorders: Gallbladder
Provides information on this operation to remove the gallbladder. Includes details of why it is used, how the procedure is ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Digestive System Disorders: Gallbladder: Gallstones
Discover the facts, find out why women have a significantly higher incidence and learn how to prevent gallbladder disease. ... Provides information on these small stones, usually made of cholesterol, that form in the gallbladder . Includes a short video ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Digestive System Disorders: Gallbladder: Habba Syndrome
Article that discusses gallbladder dysfunction accompanied by frequent bowel movements, known as Habba Syndrome. ...
*  Dill
Gallbladder problems. Sore mouth and throat. Other conditions. More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of dill for ... and gallbladder complaints. It is also used for urinary tract disorders including kidney disease and painful or difficult ...
*  Signet ring cell
Jain V, Gupta K, Kudva R, Rodrigues GS (2006). "A case of ovarian metastasis of gallbladder carcinoma simulating primary ... gallbladder, breast, colon, ovarian stroma and testis. The NCI Thesaurus identifies the following types of signet ring cell ...
*  Nguyễn Văn Nhung
... the gallbladder. And in the Orient when you are a big soldier, big man-this thing is very important.... They do it against Nhu ...
*  Telocyte
... gall bladder; uterus and Fallopian tube; [19-20] non-cavitary organs: lungs and pleura; [7, 28-29] pancreas (exocrine gland); [ ...
*  Hormone replacement therapy (male-to-female)
Estrogens may increase the risk of gallbladder disease, especially in older and obese people. They may also increase ... Other effects seen with progesterone include reducing spasms and relaxing smooth muscle tone; reducing gallbladder activity; ... or smoking Family history of breast cancer or thromboembolic disease Gallbladder disease Circulation or clotting conditions, ...
*  Kim Soom
Liver and Gallbladder. Moonji, 2011. 『국수』, 창비, 2014. Noodles. Changbi, 2014. 『백치들』, 랜덤하우스코리아, 2006. Idiots. Random House Korea ...
*  List of kanji by concept
... 胆 gall bladder; 肛 anus; 膣 vagina; 肢 limb; 腕 arm; 肩 shoulder; 脇 armpit; 肘 elbow; 手 hand; 拳 fist; 指 finger; 爪 nail; 掌 palm; 尻 ...
*  Bile bear
In 2009, the market price for legally sold gallbladders in Hong Kong had risen to between US$30,000 and US$50,000 per kg. A ... Removal of the whole gallbladder is sometimes used. This method is used when wild bears are killed for their bile. It has been ... In 1970, 1 kg of bear gallbladder cost approximately US$200, but by 1990 the price had risen to between US$3,000 and US$5,000 ... As of 2008[update], wild bears over the age of ten could still be legally killed for their gallbladders in South Korea. The ...
*  List of OMIM disorder codes
CTSA Gallbladder disease 1; 600803; ABCB4 Gallbladder disease 4; 611465; ABCG8 GAMT deficiency; 612736; GAMT Gastric cancer, ...
*  Phrygian cap (anatomy)
It is caused by a fold in the gallbladder where the gallbladder fundus joins the gallbladder body. Apart from the chance of ... In medicine, a Phrygian cap is the folded portion of some gallbladders that resembles the Phrygian cap (a soft conical cap with ... CT scan showing a phrygian cap Meilstrup JW, Hopper KD, Thieme GA (December 1991). "Imaging of gallbladder variants". AJR Am J ... it may warrant a preventative removal of the gallbladder. ...