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Laparoscopic gallbladder removal

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Often not much: Although there is always pain after any surgical procedure, patients often go home the same day after laproscopic gall bladder removal with oral pain ... Read More
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Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience General Surgery
Incisional pain: Usually pain around incision and right upper abdomen pain. Also pain in right shoulder/upper arm region ( this related to the gas we put in abd for la ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Yes: Unquestionably. Occasionally it cannot be done that way however, depending on the situation.
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
In general YES: In general yes. Based on years of surgical information, the standard of care is minimally invasive/laparoscopic approach for gallbladder removal. As ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Surgery: Laparoscopic surgery is a means of operating through small incisions and trochars using a camera attached to a visualizing scope, with the picture tra ... Read More
Dr. Matthew Lublin
24 years experience General Surgery
Small incisions: Laparoscopic means performing a surgery through small holes and us.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
General: General.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roozbeh Badii
18 years experience Internal Medicine
No clamps: I dont think they will leave a surgical clamp in your abdomen. However, they will leave sterile surgical stables, is that what you were referring to?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Camera port is usually in your belly button. Typically, up to 3 ports along your right rib cage. If appropriate, newer technique utilizes just one t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
NO: It is done routinely.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Narcotic: Usually norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) vicodin, or percocet.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Few hours: Uncomplicated lap chole requires no hospitalization.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
No: It' s a outpatient procedure that rarely results in hospitalization.

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