Treatment for Gallstones

Management of Gallstones and Their Complications AIJAZ AHMED, M.D., RAMSEY C. CHEUNG, M.D., and EMMET B. KEEFFE, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California Am Fam Physician. 2000 Mar 15;61(6):1673-1680.   See related patient information handout on gallstones and their treatment, written by Joseph Cooney, a medical editing clerk at Georgetown University Medical Center. The accurate differentiation of […]

Patient Success Story

I went to the er several months ago with the same thing. The Docotor said it was my gallbladder. I went to my doctor who sent me to another doctor and they decided that I need sugery. I was very scared, and a friend told me to try this before I had sugery: An alternative […]

Endoscopic-Laparoscopic Cholecystolithotomy in Treatment of Cholecystolithiasis Compared With Traditional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Abstract The study aimed to compare the application values of endoscopic-laparoscopic cholecystolithotomy (ELC) and laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) for patients with cholecystolithiasis. It did a retrospective analysis of 107 patients with cholecystolithiasis who underwent ELC and 144 patients with cholecystolithiasis who underwent LC. There is no significant difference in operating time and expenses when comparing ELC […]

Testimony from a young woman – Dissolution of gallstones is real

Hard core evidence – The good surgeon is lying  through his / her teeth when advising , no diet or alternative treatment options available to treat gallstones except to undergo surgery . One testimony of 10’s of 1000’s Testimony from a young woman Hi. Hope d group members are all doing fine 🙂 Well I […]

gallbladder-preserving cholecystolithotomy

Simultaneous gallbladder-preserving cholecystolithotomy and laparoscopic splenectomy as a surgical option for hereditary spherocytosis in a child: A case report   Highlights • In a patient with HS, it was performed gallbladder-preserving cholecystolithotomy and splenectomy at the same time. • Gallbladder-preserving cholecystolithotomy is simple method if it is performed with laparoscopic assist. • The patient has […]

Therapy of gallstone disease: What it was, what it is, what it will be

World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther. Apr 6, 2012; 3(2): 7-20 Published online Apr 6, 2012. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v3.i2.7 Therapy of gallstone disease: What it was, what it is, what it will be Piero Portincasa, Agostino Di Ciaula, Leonilde Bonfrate, David QH Wang Piero Portincasa, Leonilde Bonfrate, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Clinica Medica “A. Murri”, University of Bari Medical […]

Alternative non – surgical treatment options summary

Alternative treatment options According to New Zealand Cholecystectomy -Laparoscopic Surgeons and supported by the Heath and Disability Commissioner  (gate keeper for patients to sue surgeons for criminal fraud) And in terms of NZ Medical council terms of reference for  malpractice : involves immoral, illegal or unethical conduct or neglect of professional duty (improper professional conduct) New Zealand […]

Optimum bile acid treatment for rapid gall stone dissolution

Abstract To determine the optimum bile acid regimen for rapid gail stone dissolution, 48 gall stone patients were divided into four groups of 12 according to stone diameter and were randomly allocated to receive one of four treatment regimens: bedtime or mealtime chenodeoxycholic acid (CDCA, 12 mg/kg/day) and bedtime or mealtime ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA, 12 […]

Gallbladder Function During Gallstone Dissolution Effect of Bile Acid Therapy in Patients With Gallstones

Gallbladder Function During Gallstone Dissolution Effect of Bile Acid Therapy in Patients With Gallstones In summary, this study demonstrates that treatment with bile acids has a detrimental effect on gallbladder emptying and also on filling in gallstone patients, particularly those who fail to eventually dissolve their stones. No differences in this action were observed between […]

Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy of gallstones. Possibilities and limitations.

  H Vergunst, O T Terpstra, K Brakel, J S Laméris, M van Blankenstein, and F H Schröder Author information ? Copyright and License information ? Disclaimer This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Recently extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) has been introduced as a nonoperative treatment for gallstone disease. Except for lung damage, no significant adverse effects of ESWL of gallbladder stones […]