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What happens in laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
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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.

In brief: See below
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.
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