Yes, the gallbladder stores and concentrates bile from the liver, playing an important role in fat digestion for the body.
Jaundice is a symptom of liver disease. Your damaged liver cells cannot process bilirubin which is why bilirubin is found in the blood.
Bile duct exploration is a procedure to remove any blockage in the flow of bile from the liver and gall bladder to the intestines.
Bile is a digestive fluid made by the liver. Its main function is to help in the digestion of fats.
If bilirubin is showing in your urine then you may have a liver disease or having an obstruction in the bile ducts.
A bile duct obstruction is when one of the tubes that carries bile between the liver, gallbladder, and small intestine becomes blocked. The most common causes are gallstones and sludge impacting bile ducts.
High levels of GGT in the blood may be a sign of liver disease or damage to the bile ducts. Bile ducts are tubes that carry bile in and out of the liver.
Elevated conjugated bilirubin levels usually indicate hepatobiliary disease.
GGT stands for gamma-glutamyl transferase in medical terms.
Bile duct cancer is also known as cholangiocarcinoma, it starts in a bile duct.
Yes, patients having gallstones are susceptible to having fatty liver.