The pain is usually felt in your upper right abdomen but can spread to your upper back or shoulder blade
The gallbladder helps break down fatty foods, but yes you can live without it.
Case–control comparison of separation of component retrorectus urinary bladder extracellular surgical device hernia repair with acellular dermal matrix underlay and prosthetic mesh overlay hernia repair
The purpose of this study is to compare the complication rates and recurrence rates of two types of incisional hernia repairs by a single surgeon.
The influence of Transversus Abdominis Muscle Release (TAR) for complex incisional hernia repair on the intraabdominal pressure and pulmonary function
Among many other techniques for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction (AWR), posterior component separation with Transversus Abdominis Release (TAR), continues to gain popularity and it is increasingly used with promising long-term results.
The incidence of occult paraumbilical hernias in patients undergoing primary umbilical hernia repair
The primary goal of this study was to determine the incidence of occult paraumbilical hernias during open primary umbilical hernia repair. The secondary objective was to further characterize the clinical features of these patients and hernias.
Gallbladder cancer is a rare form of cancer although it is the most common type of cancer of the biliary system.
Gallbladder disease is common in the United States. For people who live with certain types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the risk may be higher.
Gallstones are hard deposits that form in the gallbladder. About a quarter of people with gallstones need treatment, which is usually surgery. This article discusses types of gallstone surgery, recovery, and aftercare.
Sometimes a change of diet is all you need, with low fat and high fiber foods, avoiding refined items like white breads, pasta and sugar.
Hernias are relatively common and can affect anyone. But how do you know if you have one?