What drugs are given for a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

General anesthesia. Usually intravenous anesthesia and anesthetic gasses to breathe. It is a full general anesthetic procedure.

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What drugs would be given to a patient for a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Before,During&After. A dose of IV antibiotics is given just before surgery. During the surgery, the anesthesiologist administers general anesthesia. After surgery, the only meds that are needed are for pain control, using narcotics, anti-inflammatories, and/or acetaminophen. Read more...

Where do I go to get a laparoscopic cholecystectomy done?

General Surgeon. Most general surgeons are trained in laparoscopic techniques. Not all cholecystectomy patients are candidates, but the vast majority are. I am assuming you have already had workup determining the need for the procedure. Read more...
Hospital, ASC. Lap chole-x's are performed under general anesthesia; most people may go home the same day as surgery. They are typically performed in a hospital or an ambulatory surgery center (ASC). Like any operation, it is wise to choose a surgeon with significant experience. As this procedure is performed over 700,000 times a year in the US, you should have no problem finding such a surgeon close by. Read more...