Gall bladder stones (CHOLELITHIASIS)

Gall stones are common biliary pathology. Its treatment is chiefly surgical removal of gall bladder. It is one of the most common operations performed by surgeons.  Although lot of cases have been treated by homoeopathy but the outcome is not very encouraging.  It, however, removes the myths from the mind of Physicians, Surgeons and even by public that the gall stones can’t be treated by medicines. It is also evident that dissolution of GB stones is very rare event. Nevertheless, it gives a ray of hope to pediatric, geriatric and high risk patients suffering from diabetes, hypertension and other systemic diseases.

S.No.

Outcome measure Single Stone(n=120) Multiple Stones(n=196)
No. of Patients Percentage No. of Patients

Percentage

1 Cured

11

9.1% 22

11.2%

2 Improved

28

23.4% 37

18.9%

3 Status Quo

52

43.4% 105

53.6%

4 Not Improved

29

24.1% 32

16.3%

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