gallbladder gallbladder  /ˈɡɔlb ˌlæ dər/


  • (n) a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion


  • In fact, the first procedure was performed at NewYork-Presbyterian HospitalColumbia in 2007, to remove a gallbladder.


  1. RMH Performs First da Vinci Gallbladder Surgery

    It's a first for a Rockford hospital doctors used a high-tech robot to preform gallbladder surgery.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WIFR Rockford

  2. Rockford Memorial Hospital Debuts New Gallbladder Surgery

    Rockford Memorial Hospital debuts a new groundbreaking procedure called the single site DaVinci gallbladder surgery.  
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WTVO - WQRF Rockford

  3. RHS conducts 1st single-site gallbladder operation in the region

    Rockford Health Systems was able to carry out the first single-site gallbladder operation in the region recently with the help of its daVinci Surgical System.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WREX-TV Rockford

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  1. "This report is alarming given that obesity has been shown to promote many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, several types of cancer, and gallbladder disease," said Dr. Julie Gerberding, CDC director. "The...
    on Jan 22, 2004 By: Julie Gerberding Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "I left a part of me here in Fort Myers. You have one of the best hospitals in America, Lee County Memorial. They have my gallbladder," said Biden.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: WZVN-TV

  3. "I had the gallbladder surgery after the '07 season, and I tore my oblique in '08 and wasn't able to do much of anything that winter," Willits said. "This winter I changed my workouts and went from doing heavy weights to lighter weights and...
    on Mar 19, 2010 By: Reggie Willits Source:

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