What are gallstones? Gallstones are solid stones that are produced in the gallbladder when there’s an imbalance in the composition of bile. The main types of gallstones are cholesterol stones, bilirubin stones, and brown stones. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.
This video discusses the pathophysiology and known mechanisms of formation for each type of gallstone in the gallbladder, as well as some of the more common causes and risk factors.
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Portuguese – Lucas Santiago