What are the complications of gallstones? In this tutorial you will learn how to answer this question, and you'll learn a little bit about the clinical features and aspects of management for all the problems those pesky stones can cause. More tutorials at www.boxmedicine.com.
Mr Danny Sinitsky
over 5 years ago
Gallstones and biliary disease can be a bit confusing, and there is a lot of overlap. Essentially, gallstones themselves are not problematic in the vast majority of cases, but can predispose the other problems with the biliary tree. Gallstones
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over 5 years ago
In a lecture today, someone said today that a patient might still get gallstones even after they've had their gallbladder removed. I don't get how! Can someone explain please?
about 7 years ago
Diet high in fat may reduce the risk of gallstones during rapid weight loss: http://www.nutrientsreview.com/lipids/fats.html Diet high in saturated fat may increase the risk of gallstones. Meals high in fat supposedly trigger pain in gallbladder stones disease, and many doctors recommend low-fat meals to prevent the pain http://www.patient.co.uk/health/gallstones-diet-sheet My questions: Do high-fat meals really trigger pain in gallbladder stone disease? Any experience with patients? Would you, as a doctor, recommend a low-fat diet to someone who already has gallstones?
about 5 years ago
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over 4 years ago
The recommendations in this guideline represent the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available. When exercising their judgement, professionals are expected to take this guideline fully into account, alongside the individual needs, preferences and values of their patients or service users. The application of the recommendations in this guideline are not mandatory and the guideline does not override the responsibility of healthcare professionals to make decisions appropriate to the circumstances of the individual patient, in consultation with the patient and/or their carer or guardian.
about 4 years ago
Children like to pretend to be grown-ups. Unfortunately, sometimes they develop grown-up problems (Cholelithiasis, Kidney Stones, and Hypertension). Additionally, often kids will complain of symptoms that warrant great concern in adults, but often engender apathy when considered in children. Chest Pain is a great example of one of these complaints.
almost 4 years ago