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Gallbladder removal - open

Alternate Names : Cholecystectomy - open


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Cholecystitis, CT scan
Cholecystitis, CT scan

This is a CT scan of the upper abdomen showing cholecystitis (gall stones).

Cholecystitis, cholangiogram
Cholecystitis, cholangiogram

Cholelithiasis can be seen on a cholangiogram. Radio-opaque dye is used to enhance the x-ray. Multiple stones are present in the gallbladder (PTCA).

Cholecystolithiasis
Cholecystolithiasis

Cholecystolithiasis. CT scan of the upper abdomen showing multiple gallstones.

Gallbladder
Gallbladder

The gallbladder is a muscular sac located under the liver. It stores and concentrates the bile produced in the liver that is not immediately needed for digestion. Bile is released from the gallbladder into the small intestine in response to food. The pancreatic duct joins the common bile duct at the small intestine adding enzymes to aid in digestion.

Gallbladder removal - series
Gallbladder removal - series

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