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Perforation of the gallbladder occurs in 1.6%-2.8% of cases of gallbladder disease. Transhepatic rupture of the gall bladder is rare, with fewer than 20 cases reported in literature. We report a case of transhepatic rupture of the gall bladder with massive hemoperitoneum, which required emergency laparotomy and control of hemorrhage.
There is an increasing need to understand how food formulations behave in vivo from both food and pharma industries. A number of models have been proposed for the stomach, but few are available for the other parts of the gastrointestinal tract. An experimental rig that simulates the segmentation motion occurring in the small intestine has been developed.(More)
The chemical and physical processing of food in the small intestine is an important step for digestion. If foods are to be designed in the future to control digestion for impact on obesity and other dietary related chronic diseases, it is important to have realistic models of the processes that occur throughout the human gastrointestinal tract (GI tract).(More)
During coronary artery bypass graft surgery, various arterial and venous conduits have been used to carry blood flow from the aorta to the coronary vasculature. Arterial conduits provide certain advantages over the saphenous vein, including superior long-term patency, relative resistance to the development of atherosclerosis, and greater(More)
All patients with gastroduodenal ulcer disease should be tested and treated for Helicobacter pylori whether the ulcer is active or in remission. The rapid urease test, being the most commonly available, is the test of choice in our country. It is prudent to do H. pylori serology in the case of bleeding ulcers. Physicians should choose the regimen with the(More)
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