Gallstones and Biliary Colic

Introduction Gallstones (cholelithiasis) refers to the formation of hard stones in the gallbladder Рa process which typically takes years to occur. It is a very common phenomenon which affects about 10-15% of the general...

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Gastric Physiology

Introduction The stomach can be roughly divided into two regions, which contain two different lots of cells, with different functions Oxyntic glandular area ‚Äď this contains oxyntic (parietal cells) that secrete gastric juice and...

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Gastric Tumours

Introduction Unless otherwise stated, the article below refers to gastric adenocarcinoma The second most common cancer worldwide (behind lung cancer) Most common in South America and Japan (due to diet) 8th most common cancer...

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Gastroenteritis

Introduction Gastroenteritis (colloquially known by names names, including¬†gastric flu, “gastro”, vomiting and diarrhoea, “food poisoning”)¬†is a very common presentation to general practice and emergency departments, in people of all ages, but especially in children,...

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