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    with Calculous Cholecystitis (CC). Cholelithiasis, that is the formation of gallstones is the precursor to inflammation of the gallbladder progressing in CC (Craft & Gordon, 2011; Dennis, Wile & May, 2015; Fred & Ferri, 2016). In developed countries 85-90% composition of gallstones is cholesterol (Craft & Gordon, 2011; Fred & Ferri, 2016). Disrupted balance of cholesterol, triglycerides, and phospholipids in bile form cholesterol gallstones (McLean Heitkemper, Croghan, Cox-North, & Framp, 2012). Bile salts and phospholipids such as lecithin assist in digesting lipids in the small intestine (Marieb & Hoehn, 2013, chapter 23), However, when lifestyle factors such as obesity and excessive calorie intake occur, the liver produces bile with excessive amounts of cholesterol and lowered bile salts (Billary colic and complications from gallstones, 2014). The cholesterol-supersaturated bile cannot be digested by the diluted phospholipids and bile salts, allowing the cholesterol to precipitate forming gallstones (Billary colic and complications from gallstones, 2014; McLean Heitkemper et al., 2012). A Decline in digestion causes the hepatopancreatic sphincter to close and force bile to back up the cystic duct and into the gallbladder for storage (Marieb & Hoehn, 2013, chapter 23), leaving the cholesterol supersaturated bile stagnant which form gallstones in the gallbladder (Yokoe et al., 2012). When a gallstone becomes lodged in the bile or cystic duct, the gallbladder spasms in…

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    Acute Cholecystitis

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    Cholecystitis is an inflammation of gallbladder and associated with the Cholelithiasis (stones in the gallbladder) which is a common disorder of the biliary system of the body. Composed of cholesterol can form gallstone in the gallbladder and gallstones can cause cholecystitis by obstructing the cystic duct resulting in oedema and inflammation of gallbladder (William, & Hopper, 2014). Acute Cholecystitis is the absence of stones this is known as acute or chronic acalculous, it is usually a…

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    Gallstone Research Paper

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    descuse is the gallstones desease. Gallstones is a small, hard crystalline mass formed abnormally in the gallbladder or bile ducts from bile pigments, cholesterol, and calcium salts. Signs And Syptoms Of Gallstones The majority of people with gallstones have no signs or symptoms and are unaware of their gallstones. The gallstones are "silent".The gallstones often are found as a result of tests for example,ultrasound or X-ray examination of the abdomen performed while…

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    Gallstones Research Paper

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    The disease that I choose was “Gallstones”. What are Gallstones?It’s a small,hard crystalline mass formed abnormally in the gallbladder or bile dics from bile pigments,cholesterol,and calcium salts.Gallstones can cause severe pain and blockage of the bile duct.More than one million americans are diagnosed with gallstones (Choleithiasic) every year,More than 25 million already have this disorder.The causes of gallstones is called Imbalances in the substances.But the two types of gallstones are…

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    Gallstones Research Paper

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    Gallstones are formed when a chemical imbalance in the bile chemical makeup occurs and roughly effects about 10-15% of all Western adults.4 In the human body, the gallbladder produces bile which is made up of components of not only bile salts and phospholipids but also cholesterol. When the liver secretes an excessive amount of cholesterol or an increase consumption of salt and water, build up of cholesterol occurs in the gallbladder forming a gallstone. Often, gallstones are small enough to…

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    Gallstone Disease Analysis

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    The article that I found is about gallstone disease and how it is linked to diabetic patients. Gallstones are small hard deposits that are formed in the gallbladder. Gallstones can be cholesterol or mixed type. Most people have gallstones and do not even realize it. Gallstones are not soluble and must remain suspended in fluid and be transported into bile salts called micelles. If a person retains too much cholesterol, then the bile fluid turns into sludge; which thickens the fluid and contains…

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    inflammation is usually caused by gallstones, which block the tube through which bile is usually released. The buildup is responsible for the inflammation. Gallstones are common, particularly in Western populations. In the United States, gallstones are seen in approximately 6% of men and 9% of women. The incidence in children is not known; however, gallstones/biliary sludge are likely to form in one and five children with hemolytic anemia before their adolescent years. Most patients with an…

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    Diagnostic Test Paper

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    I will be discussing two diseases that require diagnostic test identifying them from the body system. The first disease will be from the cardiovascular system pertaining to congestive heart failure (CHF) and the second will be from hepatobiliary system concerning gallstones. This paper will cover topics such as: certain test that are required; how the test works; the information obtained from the diagnostic test; and does another diagnostic test need to be conducted in order to confirm a…

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    Gall Bladder Stones

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    Gallstones or Gall Bladder stones are hard deposits present in your gall balder which are mainly made up of cholesterol, salt, or bilirubin, that are discarded red blood cells. These stones move stealthily inside the gall bladders. The gall bladder is a small organ that functions as the storage place for bile (a digestive fluid) that is made in the liver. These stones also vary in size as in some cases, they are as small as grains or sometimes they are large as the size of a plum. In 80 percent…

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    Cholelithiasis Cholelithiasis or gallstones is the most common type of gallbladder disease that affects millions of people. Gallstones form in the gallbladder when biliary cholesterol increases. If a stone obstructs the cycstic duct, a patient may experience a sharp and severe pain because of the increased pressure in the gallbladder. Patients don’t know they have the disease because they are asymptomatic. The diagnostic techiniques used nowadays are less invasive and allows patients to heal…

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