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By Giuseppe (EDT)/ Cordiano, Claudio (EDT) Borzellino

The booklet provides an review on biliary lithiasis and all its scientific photographs, 20 years after the 1st laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The gallbladder, the most bile duct and intra-hepatic stones, of their easy and complex forms are illustrated. Chapters are serious about easy technology, epidemiology, diagnostic and healing approaches to biliary lithiasis. the various diagnostic techniques defined comprise  invasive and noninvasive imaging,  and therapies think about scientific remedy, open and minimally invasive surgical procedure, endoscopic and percutaneous methods, either individually and as mixed procedures.  The book's content material is not constrained to the most typically used therapeutic methods said within the literature, but also addresses new and cutting edge healing suggestions for biliary lithiasis. due to its entire technique, this quantity should be of curiosity not just for GPs amd experts during this box, but additionally to citizens and different health practitioner of other disciplines.

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The saturation index is the ratio of the actual amount of cholesterol present in a bile sample to the maximal amount of cholesterol that can be dissolved in it. Bile that has a saturation index of 1 is “saturated”; when the saturation index is less than 1 the bile is “unsaturated”; and when it is greater than 1 the bile is “supersaturated”. The degree of saturation can also be expressed as a percentage of saturation by multiplying the saturation index by 100. For example, on the boundary of the micellar zone, bile is saturated and the CSI is 100%.

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