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Key questions on gallstones (1.5 CPD hours)

Mr Jonathan Wilson, consultant laparoscopic colorectal and general surgeon, answers questions from GP Dr Pam Brown on removing gallstones, treatments for the problem in pregnancy and optimum treatment for acute biliary colic

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FULL CPD MODULE

This module aims update your knowledge on gallstones, including issues such as:

  • Gallstone removal options
  • Cholesterol-lowing therapy in patients with cholesterol stones
  • Managing patient expectations for life after gallbladder removal
  • Gallstones in pregnancy 
  • Optimum treatment for acute biliary colic

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  • Good Day!

    Please advise, I'm 31 years old and have a large gallstone 2.7cm in Length and 1.57cm in Width. I'm really scaring to loose the gallbladder in such a young age...Everybody is just surprising how I've got so big stone...Could I dissolve this stone by ursodeoxycholic acid without risking of having the blockage of bile ducts and even worse to have acute pancreatite?...Please advise, really, really need help...

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