Duration of Treatmentusually takes 1 to 2 hours.

Days of Stayusually two days in the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Gallbladder Removal Surgery?

Gallbladder removal commonly known as cholecystectomy is surgical procedures usually performed with minimally invasive techniques (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy). The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ that located below the liver.

 

Gallbladder Removal Surgery signs include:

  • Bloating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Further pain
  • Gallstones in the gallbladder
  • Gallstones in the bile duct
  • Gallbladder inflammation

 

 

Gallbladder removal surgery risk factor includes:-

  • Risks of anaesthesia
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Temporary dizziness
  • Bile leak
  • Blood clots
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pneumonia

 

  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

To identify the diagnosis doctor advised to go for complete evolution - usually, blood investigation, ultrasound (CT) scans or magnetic resonance (MRI) imaging. Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of Gallbladder removal surgery.

There are two types of cholecystectomy the surgeon chooses depends upon the patient’s condition:

  1. Open Cholecystectomy
  2. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (Minimally invasive)

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Gallbladder removal surgery takes 1 to 2 hours depending upon the procedures by giving general anaesthesia to relieve pain.

Step 2 – The incision

  1. Open cholecystectomy: A surgeon makes only one big incision of (5 to 7 inch) in the abdomen to take out the gallbladder.  
  2. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (Minimally invasive): A surgeon makes a few small incisions in the lower right–hand side of the abdomen and the use of a laparoscope to visualize and then remove the gallbladder.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The general surgeon flaps the skin after the surgery with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips that close the skin incisions.

  • The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing.
  • The doctor will advise for a soft meal is a clear liquid diet—broth, juice, soda pop, and gelatin.
  • Stitches or staples will be removed after 5 to 10 days of surgery. 
  • Patients are allowed to stand and walk using a walker after 48 hours of the operation.
  • The recovery period may be around 1 to 2 weeks or longer.

The success rate depends on patient condition and surgeon experience, usually, the success rate is around 99%.

  • Are you a board-certified general surgeon?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many surgeries are you doing every day?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform these types of surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this gallbladder removal procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my treatment surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of surgery?
  • How should I prepare for this surgery?
  • How long I have to stay in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

 

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GALLBLADDER REMOVAL SURGERY

Duration of Treatmentusually takes 1 to 2 hours.

Days of Stayusually two days in the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Gallbladder Removal Surgery?

Gallbladder removal commonly known as cholecystectomy is surgical procedures usually performed with minimally invasive techniques (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy). The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ that located below the liver.

 

symptoms

Gallbladder Removal Surgery signs include:

  • Bloating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Further pain
  • Gallstones in the gallbladder
  • Gallstones in the bile duct
  • Gallbladder inflammation

 

 

risk factors

Gallbladder removal surgery risk factor includes:-

  • Risks of anaesthesia
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Temporary dizziness
  • Bile leak
  • Blood clots
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pneumonia

 

preparation

  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

procedure

To identify the diagnosis doctor advised to go for complete evolution - usually, blood investigation, ultrasound (CT) scans or magnetic resonance (MRI) imaging. Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of Gallbladder removal surgery.

There are two types of cholecystectomy the surgeon chooses depends upon the patient’s condition:

  1. Open Cholecystectomy
  2. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (Minimally invasive)

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Gallbladder removal surgery takes 1 to 2 hours depending upon the procedures by giving general anaesthesia to relieve pain.

Step 2 – The incision

  1. Open cholecystectomy: A surgeon makes only one big incision of (5 to 7 inch) in the abdomen to take out the gallbladder.  
  2. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (Minimally invasive): A surgeon makes a few small incisions in the lower right–hand side of the abdomen and the use of a laparoscope to visualize and then remove the gallbladder.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The general surgeon flaps the skin after the surgery with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips that close the skin incisions.

post procedure

  • The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing.
  • The doctor will advise for a soft meal is a clear liquid diet—broth, juice, soda pop, and gelatin.
  • Stitches or staples will be removed after 5 to 10 days of surgery. 
  • Patients are allowed to stand and walk using a walker after 48 hours of the operation.
  • The recovery period may be around 1 to 2 weeks or longer.

success rate

The success rate depends on patient condition and surgeon experience, usually, the success rate is around 99%.

faqs from doctor

  • Are you a board-certified general surgeon?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many surgeries are you doing every day?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform these types of surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this gallbladder removal procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of my treatment surgery?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of surgery?
  • How should I prepare for this surgery?
  • How long I have to stay in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

 

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