Compositional study of laproscopically removed gallstones

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Compositional study of laproscopically removed gallstones

Shahid Hussain Mirani, Gul Afshan Soomro, Ghulam Abbas Shar, Muhammad Bachal Korai
J. Bio. Env. Sci.16( 3), 106-111, March 2020.
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The Gallstone disease has become one of the major surgically related issues among the people; it is most likely associated with nutrition, particularly overeating meat. The formation of gallstones is comparatively high with the intake of nutrients that are rich in saturated fatty acids. Recently, the number of cases in Pakistan has been rising with each passing day. This present study has focused mostly on determining the gallstone composition removed by laparoscopic stone surgery from patients admitted to the department of surgery of Civil Hospital of Ghulam Mohammad Mahar Medical College Hospital Sukkur, Sindh, Pakistan. The analysis of the composition of the patient’s gallstones is performed by the FTIR during 2018 to 2019. Fifty (50) stones specimens removed by laparoscopic stone surgery from patients were gathered and examined. Out of them eight (08) specimens were of males and forty two (42) of females. And 4% (2/50) of specimens were found to be calcium bilirubinate stones, 6% (3/50) of pure calcium carbonate, 12% (6/50) of cholesterol + calcium carbonate, 12% (6/50) of cholesterol + bilirubin and 66% (33/50) of cholesterol stones. Investigation of gallstones using FTIR Spectroscopy showed that cholesterol was the dominant constituent in gallstones.


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