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  • Essay On Acute Calculous Cholecystitis

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    methods The current study completed at the General Surgery department, Banha University Hospital in Egypt and King Saud Hospital in Saudi Arabia since January 2015 till May 2017. The present study includes 100 patients with acute calculous cholecystitis. After approval of the study protocol by the Ethical Committee and obtaining fully informed written patients' consent for the participation in the study. Patients hospitalized through the emergency unit to the General Surgery department, high dependency

  • Cholecystitis

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    Gallstones Cholecystitis Cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder. Inflammation usually forms when a gallstone blocks the cystic duct that transports bile. Cholecystitis is the most common problem resulting from gallbladder stones (90% of the cases). Cholecystitis affects women more often than men and is more likely to occur after age 40. People who have a history of gallstones are at increased risk for cholecystitis. Cholecystitis has an increased prevalence among people of Scandinavian

  • Acute Cholecystitis

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    Acute cholecystitis is the acute inflammation of the gall bladder, which is most commonly caused by gall stones [1]. Gall stones affect about 10% of the western population [2]. Asymptomatic gall stones are present in more than 80% of the patients and among the patients of symptomatic gall stones only 1-3% develop acute cholecystitis [1], [3]. Hence acute cholecystitis is considered the most common severe complication of gall stones [3]. Ascariasis- a major cause of biliary disease also results in

  • Cholecystitis Research Paper

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    Cholecystitis Cholecystitis is an inflammation of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ that lies beneath the liver on the right side of the body. The gallbladder stores bile, which is a fluid that helps the body digest fats. This condition may be sudden (acute) or occur over long periods of time (chronic). Cholecystitis is serious and needs treatment right away. CAUSES Causes of this condition include: • Gallstones. Gallstones can block the tube that leads to your gallbladder

  • Research Paper On Cholecystitis

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    The most common presentation of cholecystitis in patients is intermittent, moderate to severe pain in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen, often radiating towards the back or between the shoulder blades due to accompanying inflammation of the peritoneum of the diaphragm, which is innervated by spinal cord segments C3-C5, which also supply sensation to the skin of the shoulder (Munson & Traister, 2005) (Drake et al., 2009). If the biliary tract is blocked or inflamed, patients may present with

  • Chronic Acalculous Cholecystitis

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    is inflamed or irritated, and passed by sensory fibers. Somatic pain is better defined and more localized, high intensity, and also associated with tenderness and spasm of the localized muscle groups. Differential diagnosis Chronic Acalculous Cholecystitis: Here Ms. G presented with right upper abdominal pain,

  • Acute Cholecystitis In Emergency Department

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    Joan Middleton was presented to the emergency department with acute cholecystitis. It is important to understand the patient’s condition to figure out the underlying cause of the situation. Acute cholecystitis is an inflammation of the gallbladder that involves swelling and irritation in the area due to a gallstone blocking the cystic duct (Schaider, Barkin and Barkin, 2015). A gallbladder is an organ that is located below the liver. Its primary function is to store bile, which the body uses to digest

  • Cholecystitis and Perioperative Care Essay

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    Cholecystitis and Perioperative Care Cholecystitis is the inflammation of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a small pear- shaped sac located on the right underside of the liver. The gallbladder’s function is to store digestive bile, which is continuously produced by the liver. Bile assists in the digestion of fats and absorption of certain vitamins. A healthy gallbladder empties when fatty foods enter the duodenum to aid in breaking down large fat particles into smaller ones. In

  • Cholecystitis Case Study Essay

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    fever (“Cholecystitis,” n.d.). Causes of this disorder are usually the result of gallstones, tumors within the gallbladder or a blockage in the bile duct. Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) are common blood tests that are useful in determining if the patient has cholecystitis. CT scans can also be done as well as a hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid (HIDA) scan, which can track “the production and flow of bile from your liver to your small intestine” (“Cholecystitis,” n

  • Pain Case Study Essay

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    gallbladder, the tenderness was present and the patient also complained of pain. The suspected differential diagnosis of gallbladder diseases includes cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, cholangitis, and gallbladder cancer. However, the presence of tenderness on palpation of gall bladder indicates positive Murphy's sign which is a sign of acute cholecystitis (Goodman & Snyder,