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A 48-year-old female asked:

What is the skin prep area for gallbladder surgery? laparoscopic?

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Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
C below. : From just below the breast to upper thigh extending to both flanks.
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Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 31 years experience
Large area: Usually nipples to upper thighs is prepped for most laparoscopic cholecystectomies.
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Last updated Sep 20, 2013
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