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GB

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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Following an 8 to 12 hour period of fasting, basal gallbladder volume was measured in all subjects.
That can block the flow of bile from the gallbladder and liver, which can cause serious abdominal pain and, in some cases, can lead to cholecystitis.
Recurrent attacks of acute cholecystitis lead to chronic cholecystitis--a condition where the gallbladder becomes thickened, fibrosed, and shrunken.
In 1989, the world of gallbladder surgery underwent a revolution with the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy, or fiber optic surgery performed through the abdominal cavity wall.
At Baptist Memorial Medical Center alone, 221 cholecystectomies, or gallbladder removals, were performed in 1989.
The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ that averages three to six inches in length.
They're formed from bile, a digestive liquid produced by the liver and stored in the gallbladder.
The pathogenesis of most gallbladder cancers involves a progression from metaplasia to dysplasia to carcinoma in situ to invasive carcinoma during a period of about 15 years.
Last week, Diana was admitted to hospital where doctors discovered that she was suffering from Cholecystitis , which is an inflammation of the gallbladder.