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I'm having laparoscopic cholecystectomy to remove gallbladder. will the wounds be stitched with staples or glued ?

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Dr. Daniel Calloway
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Dissolveable sutures: Most laparoscopic surgeons will close the small incisions with buried absorbable sutures which do not require removal and will dissolve away on their own.

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