Posts Tagged ‘Gallbladder’
What are they?
Gallstones are as annoying pebbles that form inside the gallbladder. The vesicle is a bag that collects the bile as that liquid flows from the liver to the intestine through the bile ducts. Bile is a liquid that, in part, helps digestion. The salts that are found in the bile aid digestion of fats. Bile also contains some waste materials including cholesterol and bilirubin (produced when it breaks down old red blood cells). Gallstones form in the gallbladder when particles cholesterol or bilirubin begin to clump together and form a solid lump. The calculation or stone grows as it goes bathing bile. It closely resembles the pearl is formed inside an oyster (oyster). Read the rest of this entry »
Back pain is one of the most common reasons for consulting the family doctor. Most North Americans suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Low back pain is a costly disease for the health care system and is a common reason for absenteeism.
Located in the lower back, lumbar region is composed of vertebrae, muscles and ligaments. Spinal intervertebral discs account, small pads made of cartilage which are inserted between the vertebrae (bones of the spine). Any injury or disease affecting the muscles, ligaments and intervertebral discs can cause back pain.
People who are overweight, who have an incorrect posture or whose back muscles and abdomen are low have a higher risk of injury to his lower back. Read the rest of this entry »
The symptoms caused by tumors that arise from the bile ducts depend from ‘exact location of the onset of cancer.
If the ‘onset is precisely within the liver may not cause problems unless they reach considerable size.
Tumors that arise from the real cause bile duct obstruction to the flow of bile from the liver to. This is manifested by: jaundice (yellowing of the skin and sclera due to accumulation of bile in the blood), hypo-acholic stools (whitish, clay type, feces, due to the absence of bile in the intestine), urine hyperpigmentation (yellow-reddish urine, due to the elimination of the bile through the kidneys in the urine), itching (due to increased levels of bile salts in the blood), nonspecific symptoms such as easy fatigue, weakness and loss weight usually appear late. Read the rest of this entry »
The gall bladder is located on the under surface of the liver. In the hollow body accumulates the liquid bile, which is produced by the liver. The gall bladder is associated with the bile duct, which flows through the bile into the duodenum. The mouth of the bile duct, the so-called father-papilla, is also a mouth of the passage of the pancreas (pancreas). Bile is essential for the body to digest fats since the gall bladder can be dispensed with without much limitations. Read the rest of this entry »
Definition Laparoscopic Surgery.
Laparoscopic surgery is a surgical technique that is performed through small incisions, using the assistance of a video camera that allows the medical team to see the surgical field within the patient and operate on it. Is called minimally-invasive techniques such as avoiding large knife cuts required by the conventional open surgery or possible, therefore, a post-operative period much faster and comfortable.
The surgery is performed through a video camera that is inserted into the body through an incision, this small camera has a cold light source that illuminates the surgical field within the body.
The laparoscopic equipment in the operating room with high-resolution monitors where the surgeon and his team can see the images produced by the video camera in a larger size. Read the rest of this entry »