The gallbladder concentrates and stores bile as a pear-shaped sac which it can release to help digestion after a fatty meal.
Telemedicine implies the delivery of healthcare services using telecommunications technology. Telemedicine facilitates pathology, radiology, and patient consultation via audio, video, and other electronic communication technologies. The advantage of telecommunication is that it facilitates the movement of information thereby enabling patients in remote locations to avail direct clinical, preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic services and treatment. Telemedicine makes use of modern technology to facilitate in absentia care that has been practiced through the ages. Synchronous telemedicine is real-time and requires that both parties be present during the communication that may be in the form of a telephonic conversation or even a robotic surgery. Asynchronous surgery is of the store-and-forward type in which medical data is acquired and transmitted to a specialized for assessment at his convenience.