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Gallbladder Removal (Definition)

Gallbladder removal is just that. Surgical removal of the gallbladder. Technically known as a cholecystectomy, it is usually done laparoscopically with small incisions and is one of ...Read more


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What are the steps and instruments for open cholecystectomy?

What are the steps and instruments for open cholecystectomy?

Several: Preop evaluation of indications, risks, associated issues- jaundice or common duct issues. Anesthesia eval, for general, epidural etc. Surgical items- like prior abdominal, surgery or conditions. Instruments are to make incision, hold tissue out of the way and to dissect and remove gallbladder and close off feeding artery and cystic duct, and or to explore common duct. Achieve hemo stasis and close. ...Read more

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After cholecystectomy surgical clips left in my upper right quadrant?

After cholecystectomy surgical clips left  in my upper right quadrant?

That is normal: To have clips after surgery , you mean the clips inside you to ligate cystic duct and artery , are normal , harmless and MRI safe. ...Read more

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I had a cholecystectomy 43 hours ago.18 hours ago face became warm & flushed, body itchy and is worse now. Could this be a reaction to surgical glue?

I had a cholecystectomy 43 hours ago.18 hours ago face became warm & flushed, body itchy and is worse now. Could this be a reaction to surgical glue?

Could be medicine: A diffuse reaction to an allergy would suggest it is some type of medication, rather than the surgical glue at the wound site. You should call your doctor or performing doctor immediately, and go for an urgent evaluation within the next 6 hours. If you feel dizzy, short of breath, severely weak, then call 911. ...Read more

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Gastrectomy); surgical removal of the gall bladder (cholecystectomy); or surgical removal of the pancreas (pancreatectomy), what's the difference?

Gastrectomy); surgical removal of the gall bladder (cholecystectomy); or surgical removal of the pancreas (pancreatectomy), what's the difference?

DIFFERENT ORGANS: Different organ will have different name for surgical operation if you operate on the stomach it will have a different name than the pancreas or the gallbladder they are separate organs is that what you want to know the question was really vague i hope that help. ...Read more

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Does having laporoscopic cholecystectomy surgery create scars?

Does having laporoscopic cholecystectomy surgery create scars?

Yes: Small ones; all surgical procedures that involve cutting or puncturing of the skin result in scars. The appearance of the scar depends on many factors. Most heal 'well'. ...Read more

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How long after laparoscopic cholecystectomy should I wait to have oral surgery with anesthesia?

How long after laparoscopic cholecystectomy should I wait to have oral surgery with anesthesia?

See below: This is a discussion best saved for your cholecystectomy surgeon. The anesthetic risk will be minimal even if you have the two procedure close together. The concern will be with your surgical site from the abdominal surgery. ...Read more

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Is it common to get hernia after cholecystectomy?How to find out if u got it?How to avoid getting one? How much weight one can lift after the surgery?

Is it common to get hernia after cholecystectomy?How to find out if u got it?How to avoid getting one? How much weight one can lift after the surgery?

Hernia where?: It is uncommon to get a trochar site hernia after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery . It can depend on how your surgery was done, as some reports of single site umbilical port only surgery can have a slightly higher rate of umbilical hernia formation. Usually patients are directed not to lift over about 20 pounds after surgery, but need to see your surgeon for your specific situation & examination. ...Read more

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I am having cholecystectomy on monday (4-21-14). I am having septoplasty/turbinate reduction friday (4-25-14). Is it ok to have 2nd surgery so soon?

I am having cholecystectomy on monday (4-21-14).  I am having septoplasty/turbinate reduction friday (4-25-14).  Is it ok to have 2nd surgery so soon?

You have to: Check with both surgeons , 4 days after cholecystectomy to under go nasal surgery is not a good idea, wait for few wks , when you fully recovered from first surgery go for the next , most likely both surgeons will advise the same. ...Read more

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