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Type Of Surgery For Thickened Gallbladder
Lap GB with IOC: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Intraoperative CholagiogramGet a more detailed answer ›
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
What type of doctor do you go see if you suspect that you are having a foreign body reaction to vascular clips left in after gallbladder surgery?
I would: Contact the physician who performed the procedure if you suspect a complication has occurred. ...Read more
Why did I start having reflux and heartburn suddenly after gallbladder surgery 5 weeks ago? Is this a common side effect after this type of surgery?
Should my dad ask for anticoagulants following his gallbladder removal? I know surgery can cause clots but idk about gallbladder removal. Type O blood
The inactivity: Associated with surgery can lead to the development of blood clots but there is nothing specific about gall bladder surgery that increases the risk any more than other abdominal surgery. If he is ambulatory now and otherwise at low risk (nonsmoker, no previous clot, etc) than he should not need it. This is a question his doctor should address for you since he knows your father's medical history. ...Read more
I have gastritis and diarrhea and had my gallbladder removed 2 weeks ago. Are there common symptoms from this type of surgery?
Yes some of these symptoms are common after gallbladder surgery specially diarrhea the body trying to adjust for the absence of the gallbladder the gastritis is not that common unless you are reacting to the medicine that have been giving to you after surgery like pain medicine or antibiotic check with your surgeon I am sure they will be happy to help
good luck and thank you for using health tap ...Read more
Can having multiple abdominal surgeries cause colon thickening? Lap RNY, abdomnio, gall bladder removal, rt adrenalectomy? History of bleeding ulcers
Any symptom = OR: Gallstones without symptoms are watched at times. Once you start having symptoms, then 95% keep having symptoms or complications (infection, pancreas inflammation, or blockage of bile duct). Symptoms include pain in right upper or central abdomen after a meal, sometimes with nausea. ...Read more
Flushes R worthless: If you have symptomatic gallbladder disease, your best approach is a low fat diet until such time that surgical of the gallbladder can be arranged. "Flushes" are useless and worthless. If you could "flush" the gallbladder and push stones into the bile ducts, it would be very harmful. So skip the olive oil and lemon juice, and see a capable general surgeon. Asymptomatic stones need no attention. ...Read more
"Days": When performed laparoscopically, most people go home the same day as surgery; need 2-3 days at home; may return to (office) work in 5-7 days; aerobic exercise in 1-2 weeks, and; no restrictions in 2-3 weeks. Of course (like they say on tv), results may vary depending upon the age and health of the patient. I hope this helps! ...Read more
Misinformed: There are not parts of a gallbladder to leave behind. It is one unit. Whole. It is not cut up and taken out by piecemeal. What prompts such an unusual question? ...Read more
Avoid fatty foods:
Certain types of food are more likely to stimulate the gallbladder to contract, which can cause abdominal pain, usually following meals, in certain individuals with gallstones.
Fatty foods are most likely to stimulate the gallbladder, so avoidance of fatty food is the best way to minimize gallstone pain. ...Read more
Unknown: I do not know if you mean gallstones or not. Many people can have gallstones their entire life with no problems & never need surgery. Once gallstones form they do not go away on their own or resolve with dietary changes or "gallbladder flush." once discomfort or pains occur from gallstones, then surgery becomes more likely needed. ...Read more
I recently found out that my gallbladder has sludge in it & is working 57%, is surgery in my future?
Maybe...: It's impossible to predict who might need their gallbladder removed until symptoms arise. Good luck! ...Read more
Scans show my gallbladder is only functioning at 19%. How long can I wait before immediate surgery is required?
Chances of this : Condition progressing to acute cholecystitis is small, but not zero. If you are having symptoms of gallbladder problem, such as post prandial pain, the best solution is elective surgical cholecystectomy, before any emergency intervenes. Consult with your surgeon regarding optimal timing. ...Read more
Before having surgery, I was wondering if I'm able to reverse damage to my gallbladder and not have surgery done?
Gallbladder: There are no known ways to "reverse the damage" to the gallbladder that would require removal of the gallbladder. ...Read more
I have slush in my gallbladder, & it's making me sick and have a pain in my side. Is there a possibility I'll need surgery?
Is there any cleanse or natural herb to make my gallbladder only functioning at 15% work better? Or is surgery the only option?
Liver biliary flush: Do a liver biliary flush. It takes one day and works wonders. Look up hulde clarke liver flush. ...Read more
Cholecystomy friday for gallbladder sludge that's inflamed. Will I stay longer than 24 hours after surgery? What determines my release from hospi
Most go home: Most cholecystectomy are laparoscopic and go home the same day or at least the next day with a quick one-week recovery. ...Read more
Evry year more than half a million pple undergo gllbladder surgery in usa. So how many people of total population r living lives without a gallbladder?
I am 25/male, soon to operated for gallbladder. Little nervous would like to ask if I could eat spicy and little oily food after one month of surgery.
WELL TOLERATED: Gallbladder surgery is almost always done laparoscopically, and is usually as an outpatient. General anesthesia is required. There will be 3-4 small puncture wounds. Some sites may offer a single, slightly larger, site approach. Regardless, you should be back to full activity in 5-10 days. Some post-op soreness. Once you are fully awake there's no dietary restrictions. Good luck. ...Read more
Usually, good..: Since 1990 I have performed over 4000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies, as well as another 100+ open cholecystectomies. The vast majority of our patients are outpatient, going home about 2 hrs after surgery. Most are back to "normal" within a week, with no dietary restrictions. Of course, unfortunately, some have had some complications, which we are prepared to manage. I hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more
Take a deep breath: First of all, take a deep breath. Things will most likely be fine. The night before the operation, stop taking food and drink by mouth as directed by your doctor. Try to avoid fatty foods leading up to the operation as this may aggravate your gallbladder disease. Make arrangements to be out of work for at least one week. Then try to relax. ...Read more
Laparoscopic: Gallbladder surgery. It is a surgical procedure done under general anesthesia, while one is asleep. One to four small incisions are used for the surgical instruments. Carbon dioxide gas is used and a camera inserted to see. The gallbladder is removed, then you wake up and go to the recovery room. Usually little discomfort ; usually back to normal activities in 2 weeks or fewer. ...Read more
YouTube: The society of american gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgeons (sages) has a posted youtube that is available with explanations: http://www.Youtube. Com/watch? V=9eazgjc9wc0. ...Read more
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