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According to this article from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Gallstones do not go away on their own. Some can be temporarily managed by making dietary adjustments, such as reducing fat intake. This treatment has a low, short-term success rate. Symptoms will eventually continue unless the gallbladder is removed. ...


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Graham Chiu put it very well: "Where would you get a ligament from that isn't going to make you worse off?" We rely on our ligaments for the structural stability of our skeleton. This supersedes the integrity of our muscular attachments, although there are a few exceptions. Since they're attached to muscles, tendons are going to be more superficial (easier ...


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Percutaneous means "effected, occurring, or performed through the skin" https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/percutaneous The difference lies in one of the terms - percutaneous endoscopic procedure - having a more general meaning whereas laparoscopy refers to endoscopic procedures carried out specifically within the abdominal cavity. http://www.nhs....


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