Dundalk, MD
A 34-year-old female asked:

Does everyone who has laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery have clamps left in them? i thought only open gallbladder removal used clamps?

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Dr. Roozbeh Badii
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
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?
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