• cholecystectomy
  • Complications from gallstone disease is 0.3% per year and therefore prophylactic cholecystectomy are rarely indicated unless part of a special population that includes porcelain gallbladder, individuals eligible for organ transplant, diabetics and those with sickle cell anemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The patient required emergency laparotomy and segmental bowel resection, as well as cholecystectomy. (hindawi.com)
  • Near-total cholecystectomy was performed and a single large gall stone was retrieved. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Cholecystectomy is a common treatment of symptomatic gallstones and other gallbladder conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 2013 laparoscopic cholecystectomy had replaced open cholecystectomy as the first-choice of treatment for gallstones and acute cholecystitis, a condition where the gallbladder is inflamed, unless there are contraindications to the laparoscopic approach. (wikipedia.org)
  • The preference to perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy vs open is because the laparoscopic approach has decreased mortality, decreased morbidity, and decreased cardiac and respiratory complications. (wikipedia.org)
  • In open cholecystectomy, a surgical incision of around 8 to 12 cm is made below the edge of the right ribcage and the gall bladder is removed through this large opening, typically using electrocautery. (wikipedia.org)
  • ultrasound
  • The gold standard imaging modality for the presence of gallstones is ultrasound of the right upper quadrant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gallstones are detected with a specificity and sensitivity of greater than 95% with ultrasound. (wikipedia.org)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound - if it's worth control pills and some hormones can harm the gallbladder 's role is to get on shoulder pain menstrual cycle your surgeon can probably fix it and with assist in bile acids. (healthygallbladder.com)
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) should be used only if lab tests suggest the existence of a gallstone in the bile duct. (wikipedia.org)
  • laparoscopic
  • Treatment is usually with laparoscopic gallbladder removal, within 24 hours if possible. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then the gallbladder is dissected away from the liver bed and removed through one of the ports A technique called Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery or "LESS" or Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery or "SILS" has been developed, in which a single cut is made through the navel, instead of the 3-4 four small different cuts used in standard laparoscopy. (wikipedia.org)
  • liver
  • To aid in digestion, the liver produces a substance called bile, which is passed into the gallbladder. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Typically this is people who cannot tolerate general anesthesia, who have end-stage liver disease with portal hypertension, or whose blood does not clot properly, should not have their gall bladder removed. (wikipedia.org)
  • incidental
  • However, the presence of gallstones is a frequent incidental finding and does not always necessitate treatment, in the absence of identifiable disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • abdomen
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: Most patients presented with right hypochondrium pain and fever but two patients presented with only pain in the abdomen. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ in the upper right hand corner of the abdomen. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A characteristic symptom of gallstones is a gallstone attack, in which a person may experience colicky pain in the upper-right side of the abdomen, often accompanied by nausea and vomiting, that steadily increases for approximately 30 minutes to several hours. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • Ultrasonography (USG) is the initial imaging modality of choice for the evaluation of the suspected acute gall bladder disorders, and it is often sufficient for a correct diagnosis. (biomedsearch.com)
  • A 62-year-old male patient came to our observation with an initial diagnosis of clinically silent long-term inguinal hernia. (biomedcentral.com)
  • fever
  • When bacterial infection sets in, the patient may begin to experience higher fever and shaking chills. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In detail, the patient reported that over the previous year he had had alternating intermittent fever up to 39-40°C of about 2 weeks with quiescence periods of about 20-30 days, every few months together with an overall weight loss of about 12 Kg. (biomedcentral.com)
  • condition
  • If gallstones migrate into the ducts of the biliary tract, the condition is referred to as choledocholithiasis, from the Greek chol- (bile) + docho- (duct) + lith- (stone) + iasis- (process). (wikipedia.org)