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gallbladder

Patient Story

Goodbye to Gus

After undergoing minimally invasive surgery to remove a football-sized spleen he nicknamed Gus, 11-year-old Benjamin Wayne is ready to conquer the world.

Gallstones—the post-pregnancy affliction

For some women, this painful condition arises within a few months of giving birth. Food choices and water intake are your best lines of defense.

The stone signs

Gender, age and ethnicity can all affect the likelihood of a patient developing gallstones.

Patient Story

Lookalikes get matching surgeries

Identical twins June and Joan, 68, surprise their surgeon by showing up for the same robotic procedure.

Researchers suspect cancer, obesity link

People who stay slim throughout life may reduce the likelihood of developing cancer.

Pancreatitis by way of gallstones?

Study also shows statins can increase risk of pancreatitis.

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