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Gallstones

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 04 August 2010

The gallbladder is tucked beneath the liver and aids digestion. It is possible to function without it and when gallstones develop they can be troublesome and painful. Dr Mark Porter examines the causes and treatment of gallbladder problems and visits Gloucester Royal Hospital to see its surgical removal.

Producer: Erika Wright.

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