National Digestive Diseases
Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Gallbladder

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Dieting and Gallstones (from the Weight-control Information Network)
Provides information about gallstones, how they are linked to obesity and dieting, and how to decrease the chances of developing this health problem.
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The Digestive System and How It Works
Provides general information about the organs of the digestive system, the digestive process, and the absorption of nutrients.
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En Español
El aparato digestivo y su funcionamiento
Ofrece información general sobre los órganos del sistema digestivo, la digestión y la absorción de nutrientes. Incluye un listado de lecturas adicionales.
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En Español
Tránsito esofagogastroduodenal
Proporciona información general sobre las radiografías del tránsito esofagogastroduodenal.
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ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Provides information about endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Describes the purpose of the test, how patients can prepare for it, and what patients can expect during and after the procedure.
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En Español
CPRE (colangiopancreatografía retrógrada endoscópica) (ERCP [Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography])
Ofrece información general sobre CPRE (colangiopancreatografía retrógrada endoscópica). Describe el objetivo de la prueba, cómo se pueden preparar los pacientes para someterse a ella, y lo que los pacientes pueden esperar durante y después del procedimiento.
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Gallstones
Provides general information about gallstones, including causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
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Pancreatitis
Provides information about both acute and chronic forms of this condition, including symptoms, diagnosis, complications, and treatment.
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Page last updated November 12, 2013


The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892–3570
Phone: 1–800–891–5389
TTY: 1–866–569–1162
Fax: 703–738–4929
Email: nddic@info.niddk.nih.gov
Internet: www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov

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