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Cholecystomy friday for gallbladder sludge that's inflamed. will i stay longer than 24 hours after surgery? what determines my release from hospi

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Dr. Kevin Hiler answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Most cholecystectomy are laparoscopic and go home the same day or at least the next day with a quick one week recovery.

Answered May 28, 2016

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Dr. Linda Gromko answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

It is likely that you will be released within 24 hours of an uncomplicated laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Any complications - while unlikely to occur - could delay your discharge. If your general health is poor, for example, if you have multiple underlying meadical problems - if you are very frail or if you are very obese, your stay may have to be longer.

Answered Feb 14, 2013

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