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The two-character ISO 3166 country code for UNITED KINGDOM.

GB

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. This is the code used in international transactions to and from British bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the United Kingdom. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the United Kingdom. Most British subdivisions have their own codes with the prefix "GB." For example, the code for the Unitary Authority of Brighton and Hove is ISO 3166-2:GB-BNH.
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Primary neoplasms of the gallbladder occur infrequently in domestic animals and rarely in wild animals.
Gallbladder was markedly swollen containing 2 large, white and flaky stones in the infundibulum causing external compression of common hepatic duct.
Harmonic scalpel uses ultrasound energy for dissection, cutting and coagulation at the same time, which results in low temperature, decreased smoke/ lateral tissue damage7-11 and enables it to replace four instruments that were used in traditional LC12, leading to less complications by avoiding frequent instrumentation and iatrogenic gallbladder perforations (GBP) during dissection13-15.
These findings, however, are not specific for gallstones and can also be seen with other diseases such as gallbladder infection or mucocele.
The black arrow depicts the normal gallbladder, with the cystic duct entering the common bile duct.
Treatment may involve an endoscopic procedure to remove the stones in the common bile duct before the gallbladder is removed, he stated.
Cholecystitis or inflammation of the gallbladder is most commonly secondary to gallstones obstruction of the bile duct leading to distension of the gallbladder.
COMPLEX CAUSES WHILE cholesterol levels in the gallbladder is a factor, one in five gallstones are made of bilirubin (a waste product produced when red blood cells are broken down).
Histopathology from gallbladder shows granuloma comprising of caseating necrosis, epitheloid cells, giant cells, lymphocytes and fibroblast.
A: The gallbladder (apdo in Filipino) is a small, pear-shaped organ that lies on the undersurface of the right lobe of the liver.
The etiology and pathogenesis of gallbladder cancer is still not fully recognized [6], and its incidence in the world is correlated with many unspecific factors.