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Dad had laparoscopic gallbladder removal. is there any chance the staples they use come loose at some point in his life?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Surgical clips loose: Dad had laparoscopic gallbladder removal. Is there any chance the staples they use come loose at some point in his life? ANS: Yes but very unlikely to cause problem. But best person to ask is the Dr who did the surgery. So discuss with that Dr. who knows the long term Hx of staples coming loose after surgery using the exact kind of staples they used.

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