3.Diagnosis was acute cholecystitis with a partially gangrenous gallbladder. Also investigated the liver and cystic duct4.The prostate is the male gland that produces the fluid that carries sperm during ejaculation. As they age all males develop what is called an enlarged prostate or BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). The cause is not known but islink to aging and testosterone levels. A digital rectal exam can be preformed to feel the prostate to confirm an enlarged prostate. If the symptoms are severe enough surgery can be recommended. A TURP or prostatectomy are options or other less invasive measures. Reference: ADAM5.Bernard because you are aging you have developed what is common among males and is called an enlarged prostate. The enlargement of the prostate gland can put pressure on the urethra causing difficulty with urination. No one can say for sure as to why this develops, but aging is thought to be a key factor. Reference: ADAM6.The primary function of the digestive system is the consumption, digestion, and absorption of nutrients into the body and the expulsion of waste. The primary function of the urinary system is to maintain a proper balance of water salts and acids in the body by filtering the blood as it flows through the kidneys, removing urea and other waste from the blood, and converting thesewaste products and excess fluid into urine in the kidneys and excreting it from the body.7.Structures of the Digestive Tract:The Oral CavityPharynxEsophagusStomachSmall Intestines: duodenum, jejunum, ileumLarge Intestines: Cecum, Colon, Rectum, AnusAccessory Digestive Organs: Liver,Biliary tree, gallbladder, pancreas8.Structures of the Urinary System:Kidneys
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