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Subsequent to gallbladder removal surgery, when do the staples usally get taken out?

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Dr. Craig Carter
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Depends: Up to the surgeon. They can be taken out after a few days, or stay in about two weeks. Unusual for them to be in longer.

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Last updated Feb 14, 2014

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