Long-term effects of gallbladder removal include diarrhea, fatty food intolerance, gas, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, jaundice, and intermittent episodes of abdominal pain.
An incisional hernia is a bulge in the abdomen that forms when tissues or organs protrude through the abdominal wall. It can occur when the surgical incision weakens the abdominal muscles, which normally protect, support, and hold the abdominal organs. An incisional hernia is a common complication associated with abdominal surgery.
Researchers have found a protein to block the growth of cancer stem-like cells as a possible treatment for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal cancers in humans. Symptoms rarely appear early so it is often only diagnosed at an advanced stage, meaning prognosis and survival rates are poor. This, combined with lifestyle factors, means it is set to overtake colorectal, breast and prostate cancer and become the second leading cause of worldwide cancer-related deaths by 2030.
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Management of Gallbladder, Biliary Tract, and Pancreatic Diseases
Biliary diseases are a major acute general surgical burden. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the gold standard surgical procedure
Global Incidence and Risk Factors Associated With Postoperative Urinary Retention Following Elective Inguinal Hernia Repair
Question What is the incidence of postoperative urinary retention (POUR) following elective inguinal hernia repair (IHR), and what risk factors are associated with POUR?